The “Ome City Yoshikawa Eiji Memorial Hall”, was reopened in September 2020. It was constructed with a new main building where the author Yoshikawa Eiji spent much time writing masterpieces such as “Miyamoto Musashi” and “Shin Heike Monogatari (The New Tale of the Heike) etc., along with a new exhibition building.
Yoshikawa Eiji had lived in Yugi Yoshino-mura Village (now Yugi Town in Ome City) for 10 years since 1944 and was where he had written his masterpiece “Shin Heike Monogatari (The New Tale of the Heike).
Yoshikawa Eiji who had tried hard to build the public hall in Yoshino-mura Village and been on friendly terms with the people in this community died in 1962 at the age of 70. In the same year his achievement was given the title of the Honorary Citizen by Ome City.
Though the new exhibition building is open when only the events held, the main building is normally open to the public. You can also visit the study room.
「Ome City Yoshikawa Eiji Memorial Hall」
☆Address:1-101-1 Yugi-machi, Ome City, Tokyo 198-0064