Oga Shinzan Folklore Museum offers a Lecture about Namahage, and is located next to the Namahage museum. It looks like a typical L-shaped traditional farmhouse (Magariya) of the Oga area.
After an explanation about New Year’s Namahage events in the Oga Shinzan area, a Namahage visit will be accurately reenacted.
In this facility, you can feel and experience the events of Namahage like on New Year’s Eve, which few tourists can see.
Also, traditional handicrafts are displayed to learn about the old lifestyle in this area.
Kitaura Shinzan aza-Mizukuisawa 97, Akita
Oga Shinzan Folklore Museum