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Hokkaido Digital Museum

Hokuchin Memorial Museum

Northern Hokkaido Area Asahikawa City

This museum displays about 2,500 valuable materials featuring the history of land reclamation and the defense of Hokkaido, including the history of Tondenhei farmer-soldiers, who were tasked with land reclamation and the defense of Hokkaido, and of the Imperial Japanese Army’s 7th Division. Exhibits also include those about activities for local communities carried out by the 2nd Division of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF), which grew out of the National Police Reserve that was established after World War II and that was then reorganized as the National Security Force.

museum Facility information

Kokuyu Mubanchi, Shunko-cho, Asahikawa, Hokkaido (next to JGSDF Camp Asahikawa)
0166-51-6111 (Please ask for a staff member of the Hokuchin Memorial Museum.)

Summer (April – October): 9:00 – 17:00
Winter (November – March): 9:30 – 16:00


Mondays (or the next weekday if Monday is a national holiday)
The year-end and New Year’s holidays


Free of charge

Wheelchair accessibility
Parking Accessible restroom Slopes Nursing room Wheelchairs available upon request
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Supplementary information
An audio guide is available in Japanese and English.
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