• SMMA Museum Map

     
    With a unique history as Tohoku’s preeminent capital, and vibrant local culture and traditions, Sendai is a multi-layered, kaleidoscopic city. And the city’s museums embody its diversity and dynamism. From Paleolithic stone tools to cutting-edge contemporary art, from an underground forest to stars in the daytime, Sendai’s museums will take you on a wonderful journey of discovery.

  • Museum List

    3M Sendai City Science Museum

    Tohoku Fukushi University Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum

    Sendai City Tomizawa Site Museum

    Yagiyama

    Zoological Park

    Sendai Astronomical Observatory

    Tohoku Fukushi University Railway Museum & Learning Center

    Sendai City

    Jomon Site Park

    Sendai Umino-Mori Aquarium

    Sendai Literature Museum

    Tohoku Gakuin University Museum

    sendai mediatheque

    Tohoku University Archives

    The Tohoku University Museum

    Sendai City Museum

    Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center

    Botanical Gardens, Tohoku University

    Sendai City Museum of History and Folklore

  • 3M Sendai City Science Museum

    スリーエム仙台市科学館

    Located in the lush Dainohara Forest Park, there are 3 exhibition rooms for natural history, science and engineering, as well as life systems where you can touch and try science for yourself.

     

    4-1 Dainohara Shinrin Koen, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-276-2201

    http://www.kagakukan.sendai-c.ed.jp

  • Tohoku Fukushi University Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum

    東北福祉大学芹沢銈介美術工芸館

    This museum presents the beautiful color and innovative design of dye artist Keisuke Serizawa who was a Living National Treasure.

     

    2F Tohoku Fukushi University Sendai Station Eastside Campus,

    2-5-26, Tsutsujigaoka, Miyagino-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-717-3318

    https://www.tfu.ac.jp/kogeikan/

  • Sendai City Tomizawa Site Museum

    地底の森ミュージアム(仙台市富沢遺跡保存館 )

    Traces of life from 20,000 years ago, found in the Tomizawa historic ruins, have been preserved and are on display to the public.

     

    4-3-1 Nagamachi-minami, Taihaku-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-246-9153

    http://www.city.sendai.jp/kyouiku/chiteinomori/

     

  • Yagiyama Zoological Park

    八木山動物公園フジサキの杜

    Around 600 animals from 125 species from all over the world are displayed here according to their habitat and taxonomy at one of the largest zoos in northeastern Japan.

     

    1-43 Yagiyama Honcho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-229-0631

    http://www.city.sendai.jp/kensetsu/yagiyama/

  • Sendai Astronomical Observatory

    仙台市天文台

    A comprehensive astronomical museum equipped with a planetarium, astronomic exhibition rooms, and a 1.3m diameter telescope called Hitomi.

     

    9-29-32 Nishikigaoka, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-391-1300

    http://www.sendai-astro.jp

  • Tohoku Fukushi University Railway Museum & Learning Center

    東北福祉大学・鉄道交流ステーション

    The Railway Museum managed by Tohoku Fukushi University is located adjacent to Tohoku Fukushi University Station. It exhibits historical and cultural documents and materials about railways in the Tohoku region. It also features an elaborate miniature railway system with model trains from Germany and Japan running side by side.

     

    3F Station Campus Building, 1-19-1 Kunimi, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-728-6612

    http://www.tfu.ac.jp/rmlc/

  • Sendai City Jomon Site Park

    仙台市縄文の森広場

    This museum consists of a restored village that dates back to the prehistoric Jomon era, excavated at Yamada-Uenodai site. It offers workshops such as making earthenware.

     

    10-1, Yamada Uenodai-cho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-307-5665

    http://www.city.sendai.jp/kyouiku/jyoumon/

  • Sendai Umino-Mori Aquarium

    仙台うみの杜水族館

    Immerse yourself in Japan’s rich ocean environment with the giant ocean tank. Enjoy the largest dolphin and sea lion shows in northeastern Japan.

     

    4-6 Nakano, Miyagino-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-355-2222

    http://www.uminomori.jp

  • Sendai Literature Museum

    仙台文学館

    This museum introduces writers related to Sendai since the Meiji era (1868–
    1912) onwards: Bansui Doi, Toson Shimazaki, and Hisashi Inoue; the first museum director, as well as other currently active writers.

     

    2-7-1 Kitane, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-271-3020

    http://www.sendai-lit.jp

  • Tohoku Gakuin University Museum

    東北学院大学博物館

    This museum organizes various exhibitions and projects based on the research on history and culture conducted at the university. It is also a training ground for students to become museum curators.

     

    1-3-1 Tsuchitoi, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel:022-264-6920

    http://www.tohoku-gakuin.ac.jp/facilities/museum/

     

  • sendai mediatheque

    せんだいメディアテーク

    This public facility is a space for activities related to art and visual culture. Its up-to-date facilities include libraries, media archives, galleries, and studios.

     

    2-1 Kasugamachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-713-3171

    http://www.smt.jp

  • Tohoku University Archives​

    東北大学史料館

    The first archive of its kind in Japan preserves and exhibits the historical resources of Tohoku University. The building itself is historic and registered as a Tangible Cultural Property.

     

    Tohoku University Katahira Campus, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-217-5040

    http://www2.archives.tohoku.ac.jp​​

  • The Tohoku University Museum

    東北大学総合学術博物館(理学部⾃然史標本館)

    The museum exhibits precious specimens and materials collected from across the world by academic researchers, such as macro- and microfossils, minerals, ancient cultural properties, and animal skeletons.

     

    6-3 Aramaki Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-795-6767

    http://www.museum.tohoku.ac.jp

  • Sendai City Museum

    仙台市博物館

    This museum houses materials related to Sendai’s history, culture, and arts and crafts, including cultural assets donated by the Date family. Approximately 1,000 items are on permanent exhibition.

     

    26 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-225-3074

    http://www.city.sendai.jp/kyouiku/museum/

  • Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center​

    せんだい3.11メモリアル交流館

    Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center constitutes a base for weaving wisdom and lessons through communication, with memories and experiences as vehicles, connecting them to the future and to the world.

     

    85-4 Aza-Kutsugata, Arai, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-390-9022

    http://sendai311-memorial.jp​​

  • Botanical Gardens, Tohoku University

    東北大学植物園

    Stroll through this natural garden in the forests of Aobayama (Natural Monument). The flora on the slopes surrounding Sendai Castle has been protected since the castle’s founding in 1600.

     

    12-2 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai

    Tel: 022-795-6760

    http://web.tohoku.ac.jp/garden/

  • Sendai City Museum of History and Folklore

    仙台市歴史民俗資料館

    This museum introduces the lifestyle and history of Sendai since the Meiji era (1868–1912). This is the oldest wooden western-style building in the prefecture, which previously served as an army barracks.

     

    1-3-7 Gorin, Miyagino-ku, Sendai (in Tsutsujigaoka Park)

    Tel: 022-295-3956

    http://www.city.sendai.jp/kyouiku/rekimin/