• Swords(Katana) Project

    Making replicas of "Long sword Konotekashiwa" and "Sword Shokudaigiri Mitsutada".

  • Reference room

    Library materials are edited into secondary sourced and are opened for inspection.

  • Nishiyama-goten Heritage

    Mito Mitsukuni llived in this residence after retirement, and it has been authorized as a national historic sites/places of scenic beauty.

About The Tokugawa Museum

This museum is established in 1977 (Showa 52) as The Tokugawa museum of Tokugawa Public Interest Incorporated Foundation (the former name is Suifu Meitokuki Incorporated Foundation) with Mito-Tokugawa family's heirloom treasures, such as Daimyo furnitures and historical documents that were donated by Duke Tokugawa Kuniyuki, the 13th head of the family.

The collection involves up to 30,000 items. The main items are articles of the deceased of Tokugawa Ieyasu , the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate ("Sunpu Owakemono"), and of Ieyasu's child Tokugawa Yorifusa, the founder of Mito-Tokugawa branch family, and of Tokugawa Mitsukuni, the 2nd head of the family, and so on.
In addition to those, there are about 30,000 historical documents of the drafts and materials of "Dai Nihonshi" in Shoukoukan Library in the museum's site, and they are exhibited at the museum.