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Kagawa Prefectural Archives: Archives(資料館)


General Information


Kagawa Prefecutural Archives 


2217-9 Hayashicho Takamatsu‎, Kagawa 761-0301








Monday, National Holidays, New Years Holidays, Inventory periods


About Kagawa Prefecutural Archives 

Kagawa Prefectural Archives was opened in 1994.  The archives collects and preserves documents and records from local governments, old documents from well known local families, and other administrative documents.

Summary of Collection(s)

Notable Collection(s): 

  • Historical and official documents/records from Kagawa Prefecture (26,000 volumes)

  • Copies of the compiled historical materials of Kagawa Prefecture (7,000 items)

  • Various records from government offices (109,000 items)

Online Resource(s)

Digital Collections

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JR Takamatsu station (高松駅):

  • By Bus:
    • Please take Kotoden Bus (ことでんバス): Destination Fujiguran Togawa (フジグラン十川行き).
    • Please get off at Kenritsu toshokan bunshokan mae (県立図書館・文書館前)and walk to the archive (about 1minute).

How to Use the Facility

Visiting the Archives

Prior to the Visit: No Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

Upon Arrival:

Only pens and a notebook are allowed in the reading room. Please leave your personal belongings in the locker.

Please present your ID (name and address) to obtain user permission (文書館利用証 Bunshokan riyōshō).

The catalog is available in the reading room. Please fill out the reading materials request form (文書等閲覧請求票 Bunshotō etsuran seikyūhyō).

Some fragile materials are not avilable for reading due to their condition.


Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.

Please fill out the copy request form (申請書 Shinseisho)

Copy Fee:

Black: 10 yen  


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