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Facilities information

General guidance

Shibuya Station of the Taisho era when Odate-shi-born Chuken Hachiko waited on for an owner as for the sightseeing in Odate-shi interchange facilities "Akita Dog Visitor Center" was built as a model.
A statue of Hachi-ko which stares straight at JR Odate Station recalls me to those days.
In the hall, there are the Akita Inu exhibition room which can see the Akita Inu museum which I can study happily and pretty Akita Inu about a characteristic and a history of the Akita Inu, the souvenir corner which, in addition, Akita Inu goods and a specialty of Odate can buy.

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☆Akita Inu exhibition room☆
9:30-16:45 (there is the break of the dog)
Rest room day: On Monday (when Monday is a holiday weekdays, the following day a rest room)

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December 31, January 1

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Free of charge

You sterilize it with thermometry at the time of the entering a building, and please enter it.
As a result of thermometry, a certain person and person in poor physical condition, please have entering a building 37.5 degrees Celsius or more.
About the mask wearing, I decide to entrust it to a personal judgment. (the staff copes by mask wearing.)
I ventilate it with the sterilization in the hall regularly in this museum.

Notice of facilities

Figure in the hall

The hall

The beautiful spiral staircase which feels the feelings of the craftsman up to space and the details of the opening-like colonnade.
In the hall, a photograph of Shibuya Station at the time is displayed for the second generation.

Tourist information center

There is the Odate-shi tourist information center in Akita Dog Visitor Center.
Including a tourist attraction in the city, I inform you about the sightseeing of the Odate area including staying, hot spring facilities.
The rent-a-bicycle goes, too and prepares the tourist brochure of various places throughout the city.

Odate-shi tourist information center ☎0186-57-8120

Akita Inu museum

The origin and a characteristic of the Akita Inu, display about the Akita Inu including the story with overseas celebrities are varied!
The stuffed toy tower which piled up the quite popular stuffed toy which played on the model more than 160 in "MASARU" given Russian skater arena Zagitova is a photo spot of the best part;
In addition, I introduce a photograph and the episode of the pet dog which had you apply from the whole country in "a favorite Akita Inu section".

Akita Inu exhibition room

Visit to for free
business hours 9:30-16:45
⚠️ rest room the sun and the moon day (as for the cases such as holidays weekdays, the following day)

※ I take the break (around 15 minutes) of the Akita Inu during display at any time.
※ The visit of the Akita Inu says only with a visit over the glass from the adjacent room.


[visit time]
※The visit period until the early April and late November
※I may stop the visit in the vehicle at the time of the bad weather.

Railroad park

no charge for admission
It is at the position of about 100m on the east side from the place Akita Dog Visitor Center building.
※Cannot enter by car.

The terminal of the Kosaka railroad which performed freight and the passenger transportation such as the ores which were ever mined in Kosakakouzan where the amount of mining production was number one in Japan is Kosaka railroad Odate Station, and Akita Dog Visitor Center is built in the ruins. I just leave a rail at the time and can know the history of the prosperity from a showpiece.

Row a handle; a truck

Truck service information
[period] From April 28 to the beginning of November
[time] 10:00-16:00 ※There is a case of raining it out.
[rate] One once 200 yen (non-school children for free)
[ride] To four people

Use the abolished line of the old Kosaka railroad in front of a parking lot, and run 300 meters in total length in the Akita Dog Visitor Center; "a hand rows it, and is for a limited time by truck", and travel.

The ride number of people or the condition row a handle, and "they, please identify the following than truck information".


business hours 9:00-16:30
business period from April to November (plan)
※I may change it by the situation of the climate including the snowfall.
 Half day 300 yen/day 500 yen
※The half day until four hours. I calculate as 1st when over four hours.

There is need to have you agree to the next items mentioned in the case of the use of the rent-a-bicycle.
①You observe traffic regulations, and do not do the act that keeps road safety in mind, and becomes the traffic disorder of the walker.
②You lend you it, and do not have change of rent-a-bicycle.
③About the used accident of the rent-a-bicycle, the manager does not take any responsibility.
④After the use of the rent-a-bicycle, please return it by 4:30 p.m. of the rental day. In addition, please contact me during use if there are any trouble points.
⑤During use, I may demand a suitable expense from a customer from a manager for theft, the loss of the key, the damage by the fault of the customer.
⑥Please contact a manager by all means beforehand out of necessity when you cannot return it by 4:30 p.m.

Manager contact information Odate-shi tourist information center (Odate-shi tourist association Akita Dog Visitor Center) 0186-57-8120

To the customer with the child

The nursing room

In the nursing room of the private room, we are fully equipped with a washstand, a diaper switchboard, a chair for the nursing.

Parking lot

Neighboring figures
[normal car parking lot]
The accommodation number: About 100

[for exclusive use of the large car]
The accommodation number: Five

Rate for free
Time 9:00-17:00 (overtime locking)

※The parking lot is the backside of the building. (cf. image of neighboring drawings)
※The parking to the neighborhood parking lot without permission is not accepted firmly.

I do not accept rental and the reservation of this museum parking lot.
The acts to leave parking and car out of the business hours without permission more than one day are not accepted firmly.
As you disturb the snow-removal work in the winter season, please certainly stop it.

When parking without permission and an illegally parked vehicle are discovered, I will report it to the police.
In addition, please note that you may close a parking lot without a notice.
Sightseeing in Odate-shi interchange facilities
"Akita Dog Visitor Center"
1-13-1, Onaricho, Odate-shi, Akita

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