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What is the Gifu Sekigahara Battlefield Memorial Museum?

Based on the “Sekigahara Historic Battlefield Grand Design” drawn up in March 2015, site facilities that reveal everything about the Battle of Sekigahara have been developed. The Gifu Sekigahara Battlefield Memorial Museum (familiarly known as the “Sekigahara Memorial”) plays a central role in this.

The renowned and decisive Battle of Sekigahara took place on this very site in the year 1600. This experienced-based facility makes use of all the latest technology to give you a firsthand experience of this historical event.

You can also visit the surrounding historical sites to get a wider and deeper understanding of the Battle of Sekigahara.

Gifu Sekigahara Battlefield Memorial Museum

‘Feel’ the Battle of Sekigahara

‘Feel’ the Battle of Sekigahara

On entering the Memorial Museum, prepare yourself first for the giant “Ground Vision” screen that allows an overhead view of the East and West camps dividing the whole nation. Next up is a powerful recreation of the violent confrontation between the two forces, shown as a film in the theater. Such is its overwhelming power, you may wonder if you have accidentally wandered into the battle itself. Don’t forget to visit the permanent exhibits on the second floor and interact with the VR attraction, which allows you to experience firsthand the man-to-man combat of the Sengoku (Warring States) period.

Tour the battlefields of Sekigahara

Tour the battlefields of Sekigahara

Tour the battlefields of Sekigahara

The period before and after Battle of Sekigahara plays out like a human drama of loyalty, friendship, collusion and conflict, with the samurai generals of the Eastern and Western Armies playing central roles.
The scenery that unfolds before you while touring the historic battlefield of Sekigahara will cause you to think more deeply about the minds of these samurai generals, and it may make you enjoy this historical event from a new angle.

Café and shops

Taste and buy the local specialties of Sekigahara

Taste and buy the local specialties of Sekigahara

To accompany the opening of the Gifu Sekigahara Battlefield Memorial Museum, we have also opened a retail facility containing a café and souvenir shop. The café has an original menu featuring dishes that can only be tried here and the souvenir shop handles a wide range of merchandise related to the Battle of Sekigahara. Drop in and treat yourself before or after a stroll around Sekigahara.

Sekigahara Town History & Folklore Museum

Learn all about the history of Sekigahara

Learn all about the history of Sekigahara

This is an educational and experience-based facility that focuses on the local characteristics and history of Sekigahara.
To complement the Gifu Sekigahara Battlefield Memorial Museum, this facility has a 100-person capacity multi-purpose hall that introduces other aspects of Sekigahara (e.g. the Jinshin War, the Nakasendo Highway, and the Tamanokayakuko Powder House) with actual exhibits. There is also an experience-based exhibition room where visitors will come into direct contact with actually used folk goods.

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Admission Charge

Individual Groups
(20 people or more)
Adults ¥500 ¥400
Senior high-school
/university students
¥300 ¥240
Junior high-school students
and younger
Free Free

Opening Times and Closed Days

Opening times / 9:30~17:00 (Last admission by 4:30 p.m.)
Closed days / Mondays (following day if Monday falls on a National Holiday) and the period from 29th December to 3rd January

Location/Access

Gifu Sekigahara Battlefield Memorial Museum

894-55 Sekigahara, Sekigahara Town, Fuwagun, Gifu Prefecture 503-1501

TEL:+81 584-47-6070

Access by public transport

From Tokyo About 2 hours by Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Nagoya Station, and then about 45 minutes by JR Tokaido Main Line from Nagoya Station to Sekigahara Station
From Osaka About 45 minutes by Tokaido Shinkansen from Osaka Station to Maibara Station, and then about 20 minutes by JR Tokaido Main Line from Maibara Station to Sekigahara Station
From Nagoya About 45 minutes by JR Tokaido Main Line from Nagoya Station to Sekigahara Station

From Tokyo

Tokaido Shinkansen About 2 hours Nagoya Station JR Tokaido Main Line About 45 minutes Sekigahara Station 10 minutes by foot Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum

From Osaka

Tokaido Shinkansen About 40 minutes Maibara Station JR Tokaido Main Line About 20 minutes Sekigahara Station 10 minutes by foot Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum

From Nagoya

JR Tokaido Main Line About 45 minutes Sekigahara Station 10 minutes by foot Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum
Sekigahara Station 10 minutes
by foot
Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum

Access by car

From Tokyo About 5 hours from the Tokyo interchange (IC) of the Tomei Expressway to the Sekigahara IC of the Meishin Expressway
From Osaka About 1 hour 40 mins from the Suita interchange (IC) of the Meishin Expressway to the Sekigahara IC of the Meishin Expressway
From Nagoya About 50 mins from the Nagoya interchange (IC) of the Tomei Expressway to the Sekigahara IC of the Meishin Expressway

From Tokyo

Tokyo IC Tomei
/Meishin Expressway
About 5 hours Sekigahara IC 5 mins Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum

From Osaka

Suita IC Meishin Expressway About 1 hour 40 mins Sekigahara IC 5 mins Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum

From Nagoya

Nagoya IC Tomei
/Meishin Expressway
About 50 mins Sekigahara IC 5 mins Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum
Sekigahara IC 5 mins Gifu Sekigahara
Battlefield Memorial Museum
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Free parking

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South Car Park: 70 cars
North Car Park: 30 cars

Check the route from present location