Father de Rotz Memorial Hall (ナガサキシド・ロシンプキネンカン)

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Marc Marie de Rotz came to Shitsu in 1879 to take the post of senior missionary. He used his money to help the poor and passed on practical knowledge and new technologies. Father de Rotz Memorial Hall (a nationally-designated important cultural heritage site) was built in 1885 and used to be a fishing net workshop. Father de Rotz's personal items, such as his favorite organ, are kept here.

Who is Father De Rotz?
French missionary Marc Marie de Rotz. During his missionary work, he also made an effort to help the poverty-stricken people of Sotome. He taught about agriculture, fishing, architecture, flour milling, extracting vegetable oil, making bread, macaroni, farm tools and fishing nets. He was called "The Father of  Sotome"

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Address 851-2322 長崎県長崎市西出津町2633番地
TEL 0959-25-1081
Hours of Operation 9:00~17:00
Closed December 29ーJanuary 3.
Price Adults:310 yen
Elementary, junior high school, and high school students:100 yen
(shared admission with Sotome History and Folklore Museum)
Access 5 minutes' walk from the Shitsu Bunka Mura Bus Stop
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