- This museum was opened in 1985 to gather local history and to promote the culture of Shinagawa. As Shinagawa enjoyed a strategic geographical position it flourished as a major post-town. Fishing was the major occupations and there is a beautiful model of a wooden fishing boat on display. American Dr. Edward S. Morse was responsible for the excavation of the Omori shell mounds in 1877. Later, in 1955, this location was declared a national historic spot.An attractive teahouse and garden are adjacent to the museum building.
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