Nitori Otaru art village

  • The history, culture, art

The beauty that light glistens with gathers.

Nitori Otaru art village is complex art space consisting of landmark architectures to project north Wall Street, prosperity of Otaru on. We gathered works of writer who represented approximately 140 points of stained glass and Emile Galle who displayed window of church of the U.K. in the early 20th century from the time and the end of 19th century of the same period when Otaru prospered, are nouveau including dome brothers in cathedral. In solemn light, we would appreciate your feeling flow when it is rich that only Otaru has beautifully.
[admission charges]
Less than general 700 yen / amount of, university student 500 yen junior high student are free

Service information

  • Stained glass Museum (old Takahashi warehouse)
    This building was built as warehouse to put soybean in.
    We are repaired in 1989 and reproduce as store.
    The front faces canal, and the back is built close to Denukikoji Street and is one of the buildings forming neighboring historic sceneries.
    It is Western-style structure called queen post trass (anti-bunch roof truss) which roof truss builds beam double, and appoints two bunches as symmetry near the center of land beam.
  • Are nouveau glass building (old Arata firm)
    This building was built as head office office of Arata firm.
    They are reused in store, but the plaster and lighting equipment, sash of inner wall are conveying form at the time of the foundation now.
    Stone warehouse is built along the Otaru Canal which linked the eaves and binds together in back old Takahashi warehouse and old communication electric facilities beach buildings and courtyard of the house on the left and makes unity of historic scenery.
  • [September 1, 2017 OPEN plan] Former Mitsui Bank Otaru Branch and Nitadori art museum (former Hokkaido Takushoku Bank Otaru Branch)
    [former Mitsui Bank Otaru Branch]
    We link five arches of piling-stones to outer wall of the front and are tasteful building appropriate for art museum of Renaissance style that made sculpture on the eaves.
    Corridor surrounds the inside to blow, and design of gypsum sculpture is given glory to on ceiling.
    It is the highest steel frame steel reinforced concrete construction that became guideline of earthquake-resistant structure after the Great Kanto Earthquake.

    [Nitadori art museum (former Hokkaido Takushoku Bank Otaru Branch)]
    This building is built in Otaru economy heyday and displays intersection of Wall Street where we came to with Mitsubishi, each the first bank Otaru branch
    By great building construction to represent the way adding office for rent to bank at the time, six classic columns stand in bank hall along counter in colonnade to the second floor, and state that received light is the best part. It is main remains of an ancient structure in way of initial steel reinforced concrete construction architecture required. In 1996, we win Otaru-shi city appreciation.

Store information

Store name Nitori Otaru art village
Address 〒047-0031
1-2-17, Ironai, Otaru-shi
Telephone 0134-31-1033
Business hours From 9:30 to 17:00
※Summer (7.8 month) from 9:30 to 18:30
※We are opened until 21:00 during period of "Otaru Yukiakarinomichi" in February.
※Entrance until 30 minutes before closing
Regular holiday From November to April / every Wednesday (the next day in the case of holiday)
From May to October / having no days off
※In the case of temporary closing and change of closed days by holding, display substitute of plan exhibition, there is.
※It is without holiday during period of "Otaru Yukiakarinomichi" in February.
Parking lot None
Access For JR Otaru Station <approximately 5 minutes by taxi> <approximately 13 minutes on foot> <take terminal fourth platform "Otaru walk bus" (center bus) for approximately ten minutes for bus approximately 13 minutes, and get off in Otaru Canal terminal.>
Wheelchair correspondence Correspondence

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