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Kyushu National Museum

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must visit muesum

As one of three national museums in Japan this one is a must visit when in Dazaifu. Since its... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
ChunChunMaru
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Oslo, Norway
calligraphy exhibit

While in Fukuoka our Japanese friends took us to visit this museum and Dazaifu temple. The building... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
mflyon
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Wilmette, Illinois
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4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu 818-0118, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Plenty of English to make it a place you should visit if you're in the area around Fukuoka/Hakata. Artifacts and history over 1000 years ago through modern times.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This museum is highly recommended when visiting Dazaifu. The building surrounded by the hills and greens plus the exhibits about Japan and its neibours - a very enjoyable half-day visit for me and the family. Loved it.

Thank allencao3
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Short walk 15-20mins walk from train station. Modern architecture and interior museum. Permanent exhibition is located on 4th floor. Exhibition is very interesting, but photo is not allow.

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

As one of three national museums in Japan this one is a must visit when in Dazaifu. Since its located close to other sighs its a no brainer to take the trip. Got a interesting permanent exhibition and if you are lucky there will also...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

While in Fukuoka our Japanese friends took us to visit this museum and Dazaifu temple. The building is very interestint with its ceiling in wood. I would have rated this museum average but now they have a calligraphy exhibit which is most interesting. We also...More

Thank mflyon
Reviewed 8 February 2018

this museum is very big and very modern and presents the history of Kyushu in a very interesting way for visitors

1  Thank Piotr M
Reviewed 31 January 2018

There were not much to see considering a huge size of the building. Pricey though. Actually there was only one floor to see things. No interactive media. Nothing much to see here.

Thank Nutharin
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Spent a day in Dazaifu (while visiting Fukuoka for a few days) and decided to pay a visit to this museum. The building alone is worth the visit! The exhibits explain things very well, and puts Kyushu firmly into the context of Japanese history in...More

Thank hokenyu
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Kyushu National Museum is one of the 4 National Museums in Japan (other National Museums are in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Nara). The permanent collection of the museum is consisted of antiquities of Kyushu and some Asian countries. There is a special exhibition, too. But, the...More

Thank mabei0123
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is showing a lot of overseas things that is not Kyushu related. Many are fake items, not the original one. Don't deserve your time and money.

2  Thank winghoholvinm
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