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Tsugaru Statue Memorial Hall

Various materials related to Dazai’s literary work entitled Tsugaru are displayed in this memorial hall located next to the Tsugaru Statue, along with explanations written on panels to show how the literary work was conceived and created, as well as the biographical histories of Take Koshino and Osamu Dazai, photographs, and other tokens of remembrance. There is an audio-visual corner where visitors can listen to the synthetically produced voice of Dazai and freely view audio-visual materials related to his eldest daughter Sonoko. Videos of Take and Dazai taken during their lifetimes are also available. In some of these videos, Take tells the audience about her memories of Dazai. Also on display at this memorial hall are various other materials related to Tsugaru.

Hours open (April to October): 09:00 to 16:30; (November to March): 09:00 to 16:00
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays from October 1 to March 31 (New Year holidays: December 28 to January 4)
Admission 200 yen for adults;
50 yen for elementary and junior high school students;
100 yen for senior high school and college students
Address 1080-1 Aza Sunayama, Oaza Kodomari, Nakadomari-machi, Kitatsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture

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