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Updated: October 1, 2019

Ross Museum ロース記念館

Hahajima Motochi, Ogasawara Village, Tokyo

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Get a peek at island life in the olden days

Hahajima Island has a wild history for a tiny island. It was first visited by Spanish explorers, then claimed by samurai seafarers and finally colonized by Americans. The Ross Museum offers a peek into the lives of the island's earliest inhabitants. The thatched roof building which houses the museum was originally a sugar storehouse built in 1913. Inside you will find whaling tools used by the early islanders as well as old photos and maps documenting daily life on the island.

Opening Hours

  • 8:30-16:00

    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
  • Closing days: Irregular
    *When Hahajima-maru is not in operation



Facility Info

  • Restrooms

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