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If you like guns...

While there is a lot of history about Tanegashima and the introduction of firearms to Japan, most... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
mokoship
The History of Tanegashima!

This is a nice little museum showing the history of not only Tanegashima's firearms, but its... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2015
RozaLui
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Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
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4 Jul 2017
“If you like guns...”
7 Sep 2015
“The History of Tanegashima!”
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

While there is a lot of history about Tanegashima and the introduction of firearms to Japan, most information was in Japanese. They did have a small English brochure. The bulk of the exhibit showcases different guns. So if you are in to firearms, it's worth...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is a nice little museum showing the history of not only Tanegashima's firearms, but its people, culture, and fishing industry. Many of the displays have been translated into English, and it's worth a stop if you're in the area and interested in the island.

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