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Kyushu National Museum, Dazaifu

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Learn the history of the island at Kyushu National Museum, an institution dedicated to the cultural heritage of Kyushu. Opened in 2005, the distinctive glass and wood building provides an impressive setting for permanent and temporary exhibitions regarding different aspects and eras of the island's past. The modernist structure's forward-thinking designs gets reflected inside, with a good range of innovative and interactive features helping to communicate the museum's main messages and bring its extensive array of artifacts--including ceramics, jewelry, and artworks--to life. Make Kyushu National Museum part of your personalized Dazaifu itinerary using our Dazaifu vacation builder website.
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  • The building is beautiful and the exhibits were nicely displayed but I was somewhat disappointed in the artifacts themselves. I appreciated the complimentary headsets that explained the different...  more »
  • ..especially if you're lucky enough to have a Special Exhibit of your interest taking place at the same time. We immensely enjoyed the 3 Kingdom one (a lot of info in English is available all...  more »
  • Fantastic exhibit. English audio guide and descriptions on the items make it very easy for non Japanese speakers (also have other languages available). Large, airy, impressive building. Highly recommend a visit.
  • History is detailed well. It be great if they can play a video - kind of a movie to depict what really happeed in the past. We mostly end up imaging which is very difficult for a foreigner!

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