Okumura Commemorative Museum

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Okumura Commemorative Museum


Greetings

Okumura Corporation began in 1907 in the city of Nara, where our founder Tahei Okumura was born and raised.Ever since that time, the Okumura Corporation has been steadily developing as a community minded general contractor,under the principles of "steadfast management" and "conscientious operation ". In 2007, we opened the Okumura Commemorative Museum in Nara City, to commemorate the centenary of our company's founding, as well as, to show our gratitude to and reflect our strong relationship with the city.The building features an exterior design that blends into the landscape of this historic city,while the inside is open to the public free of charge with a space for people to relax in and an exhibition area to introduce our 100 year company history.We would be delighted if many visitors to Nara City, as well as local residents, would use our museum as a place to rest while strolling around this historic city.

Guidance

  Resting Space          
             
     
  Resting Space
A resting space right by the entrance, providing a relaxed atmosphere.
You can relax while viewing the inner garden through the glass.
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View from the Open Terrace
From the rooftop Open Terrace, you can see the beauty of NARA City such as Mt. Wakakusa-yama with its landscaped lawn,as well as Todaiji Temple and Mt.kasuga-yama Primeval Forest,which are designated as a World Heritage Sites.  
             
  Introduction to the History and Technology of Okumura Corporation
 
             
       
  Seismic Isolation System (Actual Object)
A seismically isolated building changes the destructive shaking of an earthquake into a slow and gentle motion.You can get a close look at the laminated rubber bearings and elastic slide bearings.
  Earthquake & Seismic Isolation Experience Device
Two types of tremors actual sever earthquakes recorded in Japan and the same tremors in a seismically isolated building,can be experienced.
  The History of Okumura Corporation
The century-old history of Okumura Corporation is introduced here, focusing on major projects and developed technologies. Shaped Japanese ceder boards are employed for the concrete formwork to best display the beautiful wood grain patterns.
 

Floor guide

       
  The underground seismic isolation system can be observed from the observation area.   Resting Space & Showroom   You can access the Open Terrace,located on the rooftop of the company stock room, by walking up the stairs in the showroom on the first floor and then taking the Sky Walkway.  

Access

 
TEL:+81-742-26-5112
FAX:+81-742-26-5113
E-mail:okumurakinenkan@okumuragumi.jp
ADDRESS:4 Kasugano-cho, Nara 630-8212
Open Hours:10:00am-5:00 pm
Closed:Third Tuesday^Dec.29-Jan.3
■10 minute walk from Kintetsu Nara Station.
■A City Loop Bus can also be taken from JR Nara Station or Kintetsu Nara Station (outbound route), get off at Himurojinjya/Kokuritsuhakubutsukan.
*There is no space to park,please use the public transportation.


   
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