One of the Omi Hino Merchant House that reformed as the public museum. It displays all kinds of records, treasures and historical materials.
Hino Merchant is one of the very powerful merchants during Edo period. They made a great reasonable cups for all people. Before the Edo period, cups were very expensive. However, after the Samurai era, Japan became very peaceful and people start spending money for those cups. The saling low price products are beginning of the mordern business style.