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The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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Japan's equivalent of Cooperstown.

The Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame is a very small museum on the side of the Tokyo Dome. Very... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
JNFII
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Stamford, Connecticut
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A must see place to get Japanese culture

I am not a baseball lover but in Japan sounds very important, so this visit was a great occasion to... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Alessandra C
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Milan, Italy
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1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo 112-0004, Tokyo Prefecture
Yotsuya, Iidabashi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any person interested in baseball, especially Japanese baseball, cannot miss this. As mentioned in prior reviews it is relatively small, but a baseball fan could easily spend a couple hours viewing the exhibits. If you speak English, be sure to ask for the English information...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

It was great to find the Japan Baseball Hall of Fame. It’s not Cooperstown, but the hall displayed great information about baseball in Japan. The Hall has bigger plaques for the inductees than Cooperstown. They have a separate section to check out the ball used,...More

Thank Simpleguy22
Reviewed 20 June 2018

1873 if I remember correctly!!! So cool! Even though we don't read Japanese we enjoyed even minute of this museum! Baseball is a universal language, after all. The ticket counter gave us a big handout in English to explain the history and a free postcard...More

Thank Mammlet
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I too am a big baseball fan, but the lack of effort in making this more of an international museum by explaining most of it in English is very disappointing. There is a minimum amount in English but it is so little I feel why...More

Thank gypsysoul3
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame is a very small museum on the side of the Tokyo Dome. Very interesting to see the Japanese take on the game. Parts of this reminded me of Cooperstown. If your a die hard fan of baseball, this is...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

As a baseball fan i was really excited about this. Small museum, cheap entrance fee. Nice collection pieces

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I am not a baseball lover but in Japan sounds very important, so this visit was a great occasion to get into sport culture of the country. The museum is well organized, with the hall of fame (impressive) and a museum with memorabilia and pics....More

Thank Alessandra C
Reviewed 22 April 2016

As the previous reviewer noted, I also do not speak or read Japanese, however, this did not hinder my experience. In spite of the language obstacle, I nonetheless, enjoyed the experience. Many of the displays had signs in both English and Japanese, making it easy...More

1  Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I don't speak or read Japanese so it was hard to get the full experience. I'm an avid baseball lover so this didn't hinder my experience. There are some nice exhibits and photos of yesteryear. Head to the museum if you're killing time before an...More

2  Thank Simon K
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

I used the library at the baseball Hall of fame about 8 times for research purposes, so I got quite familiar with the surroundings. First, if you don't read Japanese or don't have a friend who can, your enjoyment of the items will be rather...More

2  Thank Jettisonednet
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Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Yotsuya and Iidabashi are areas that developed around
the outer moat of the Imperial palace. Nearby in
Kagurazaka, there is an old red-light district with a
photogenic feel evocative of the ambiance of old
Tokyo. Narrow paths with stone paving remain to this
day, and there are long-standing restaurants with
geishas and quaint old cafes in townhouse buildings.
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