Michinoku Park is located along Route 286, which links the cities of Sendai and Yamagata, about midway between Sendai and Yamagata, approximately one hour from either of them.
Michinoku Lakewood National Government Park

Regular events

Michinoku Park hosts various cookery and handicraft events.

Experience the old days in the Home Village

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Listening to folktales in the Home Village

In the Tono house in the Home Village where old houses from the Tohoku region are gathered together, listen to the local people tell folktales of the Tono area and Tohoku legends at the hearth on the floor. Experience the culture and life of Michinoku.

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Kamafusa Fireside Club

In the Kamafusa house in the Home Village where old houses from the Tohoku region are gathered together, learn about the lifestyle of Kawasaki-machi and wisdom for living from the old days from Kamafusa Fireside Club grandfathers and grandmothers who have lived in Kawasaki-machi all their lives.

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Experiencing children’s games of the old days

At the Honjo Yuri house in the Home Village where old houses from the Tohoku region are gathered together, listen to how children used to play in the old days and try top spinning, battledore and shuttlecock, and jumping rope in the front yard and in the house, cup and ball, the Dharma doll game and other games.

Try making food in the Home Village

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Make konnyaku jelly

Starting from making konnyaku powder, produce konnyaku jelly. Taste the konnyaku you made in the Honjo Yuri house.

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Make soba noodles

Starting from kneading the soba flour to boiling the soba noodles. Taste the soba noodles you made in the Honjo Yuri house.

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Learn from cookery teachers

Let’s enjoy cooking traditional Tohoku dishes with other people, taught by cookery teachers, and taste them together.

Handicrafts in the Home Village

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Craftwork Club

The Craftwork Club offers different events every month so that parents and children can enjoy making things together using various materials.

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Draw a picture on a wooden tablet

In the Minami Aizu house in the Home Village where old houses from the Tohoku region are gathered together, draw a picture on a wooden tablet by burning the wood using a hot iron with a pen tip, called a burning pen.

Experience nature

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Feel Nature Club

From young families to grown-ups, fun for everybody. The Michinoku Park Kids Nature Doctors’ Degree Certificate is presented to children (primary school age and younger) who participate in five or more sessions a year.