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Miyajima History Folk Museum

57 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0533, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-44-2019
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Old things in a nice building

We had come out of the temple complex and didn;t know which way to turn. The sign for this museum... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Okayama Prefecture, Japan
A good introduction to a traditional way of life

Rarely over-crowded, this allows the tourists a way of discovering a more traditional way of life... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Brisbane, Australia
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57 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0533, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-44-2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had come out of the temple complex and didn;t know which way to turn. The sign for this museum backoned and the building looked old, traditional and interesting. We were right about the building. Lots of intersting structures and hallways between them. Filled with...More

Thank Stephenbkk20156
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Rarely over-crowded, this allows the tourists a way of discovering a more traditional way of life. Only takes about 30-45 mins to view.

Thank Scotty2525
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Miyajima History and Folklore Museum was amazingly good (the bathrooms offer nice views of the Tahoto Pagoda too). It starts with a cold dark storehouse with a stone floor, the room full of enormous pots that could fit people inside, jars, wooden buckets, cauldrons,...More

1  Thank Maria T
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This museum was a nice break in our afternoon. The film has English subtitles and has a thorough overview of the Itsukushima Shrine, it's history, festivals and how it stands in the water. The preserved home and garden are also pretty and give a good...More

Thank cab6500
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We found this museum very interesting. There was a helpful video screening which gave some valuable history about Miyajima. It is set in beautiful gardens. Worth a quick visit

Thank DrJAussie
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We happened upon this museum with a little time on our hands. I am so happy we stopped in for a visit. We had not researched island history so it helped us gain a better appreciation for the rest of our activities on the island....More

Thank Melany D
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We got here by pure chance - it was raining and it looked interesting, so we went in. Even if we were the last customers, they treated us with a lot of respect, like everywhere else in Japan, and gave us the time we needed...More

Thank Simona M
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I see this place as a historic place, and the museum of a history. Unfortunately, the information displayed is very minimal, so it is difficult to explore the meaning of history there.

1  Thank Jack F
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This is small museum, but interesting. There isn't a whole lot of english, but it's charming and I enjoyed going thru it. There isn't much folklore, it's mostly local history. There is a really interesting film that shows how the shine and tori gate were...More

Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 5 December 2011

and not that interesting either. It features a lot of... big wooden spoons! It was nice but I wouldn't go there especially since there's so much to see in Miyajima!

Thank sleepyroni
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