There used to be the military base of the old Saga domain here. The first western style navy was founded and ship maintenance was also conducted here. It played a pioneering role for the development of Japanese shipbuilding industry. In the underground here remains Japan’s oldest dock built by the method fusing western technology and Japanese traditional technology.
|Address||446-1, Hayatsue, Oaza, Kawasoe-machi, Saga (佐賀市川副町大字早津江津446-1)|
|Closed||Mondays, Year-end and New Year Holidays(12/29-1/3)
*If Monday is a national holiday, the next day will be the substitute holiday.
|Opening Hours||9:00AM - 7:00PM (Exhibition room closes at 5:00PM)|
|Access||- 30 Min. from JR Saga Station by Saga City Bus, Morodomi/Hayatsue Line. 5 minutes walk from "Sano Tsunetami kinenkan Iriguchi" stop.
- 30 Min. from Nishitetsu Yanagawa Station by Nishitetsu Bus, Okishin Line. 5 min. walk from the terminal stop, "Hayatsue."
|Parking Availability||Free Parking Available for 80 Cars|
|Cell Phone Battery Charging||Unavailable|
|Wi-fi Availability||At Certain Areas / No Password Required
|Credit Card Acceptance||Not Accepted|
|Estimated Time to Enjoy||1 hour - 2hours|
|Admission Fee||Admission: Free
*Fee Applies to Some Exhibitions
Adults: 300 Yen
Children (Elementary - High School Age): 100 Yen
Reservation is needed in case of visiting in a large group.
Contact: Tsunetami Sano Memorial Museum
|Tobacco||Only in Designated Smoking Area|
|Foreign Language Support||English, Chinese and Korean Sign Boards
English, Chinese and Korean Brochure
|Notes||“Mietsu Naval Dock Information Corner” is on the 3rd floor of Sano Tsunetami Memorial Museum. Also at the museum, “Mietsu Time Cruise” allows you to enjoy a CG virtual historical tour with a VR device.
The telephone number registered here is that of Sano Tsunetami Memorial Museum. Contact the museum at the number to make an inquiry or make a reservation.