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Shimoda History Museum

Address: Shimoda 415-0024, Shizuoka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 558-23-2500
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Ranked #15 of 34 things to do in Shimoda
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums

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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Tokyo, Japan
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Although just a bit pricey at 1000 yen, this museum gives a great background on the importance Shimoda played in Japanese history. Plenty of English, especially in areas dedicated to Perry's two visits and the establishment of a Consulate. There is also lots of Russian for similar sections on visits from them to Shimoda. Should only take 30-45 minutes to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The museuam resprents a total culmination of decades of interactions between both Japan and America. It respresent the historical fact that Shimoda was the first landing place and step stone to our two countries actually interacting both on the positve and negative side.

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