This shrine is dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane, a prominent scholar of the late 9th century to the early 10th century. Therefore, it is officially called Sugawara Shrine and is known as a
shrine of wisdom.
The Ueno Tenjin festival, which has a history dating back 400 years, is held annually on October 23 to 25, featuring gorgeous floats and a demon parade.
The features of the festival, floats(Danjiri) and a demon parade, are on display in this museum. There is also a video on three wide screens for the visitors to learn about the festival, the
culture and the landscape of Iga-Ueno.