Situated on the site of the Former Domain School Meirinkan, the largest wooden schoolhouse in Japan is Hagi's new tourism hub！
Hagi Domain School Meirinkan is an outstanding example of Japanese architecture.
The schoolhouse of Meirin Elementary School was built on this site, and the building has been reopened as Hagi Meirin Gakusha. This precious site and the largest wooden schoolhouse in Japan which was subsequently built here, have a fascinating story to tell.
☆Main Building (free entry)☆
Tourist Information Center
Pick up all the information you need to start exploring the city, here. Information about Hagi Meirin Gakusha is also available.
Hagi Goyomi serves fresh Hagi brand fish, caught in the Sea of Japan, and typical Hagi cuisine, with the focus on locally produced , seasonal vegetables.
Especially for the visitors to our city, the Gift shop offers a variety of items available only in Hagi.
☆Building No.2(paid entry)☆
World Heritage Visitor Center
The five Hagi World Heritage Sites included in sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution are introduced in the World Heritage Visitor Center.
The Bakumatsu period and the Meiji Restoration are explained in the Bakumatsu Museum through the history of science and technology.
>> Hagi Merin Gakusha's brochure
*Restaurant ①11:00-15:00 ②18:00-21:00(② By reservation only)
Building No.2：Adults￥300,children 15-18￥200,children 6-14￥100
(20% discount for groups)