|Address||2-291-4, Kushima, Omura city|
|Opening Hours||9:00 ～ 17:00|
|Regular Holidays||Monday(December 29th to January 3rd)|
|Access||5 minutes by car from Omura Station
15 minutes walk from Omura Station
|Information|| Kusumoto Masataka, born in Iwafune in 1838, was a warrior and one of the 37 loyalists who joined the anti-shogunate movement.
In May, 1868, he became a Nagasaki prefectural judge, making connection with Inoue Bunta, who was one of the important members for the new Japanese government. Masataka went to Tokyo 3 years later, and became the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1873. He was also apppointed as a governor of Niigata Prefecture. His sincere attitudes towars various problems were highly rated.
Masataka also worked as a governor of Tokyo, a member of Chamber of Elders, Chairman of Tokyo City Council, a member of the House of Representatives, and finally the Speaker of the House of Representatives. He was given a rank of baron in 1896, and died at the age of 65 in 1902.
This residence was built by Masataka in 1871, and is open to public as an important Buke Yashiki (Samurai House) building in Omura.
|Fee (per person)||Adults: 200 yen
Kids(elementary school and junior high school): 100 yen
|Parking||10 parking lots available.|