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The Kyushu Ceramic Museum

3100-1 Otsu Toshaku, Arita-cho, Nishimatsura-gun, Saga Prefecture 844-8585, Japan
+81 955-43-3681
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Arita-cho
Type: Museums
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Waasmunster, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great overview of Japanse Arita ceramics throughout the history from 1600 till present day. Really à superb experience. Even beter as and when you can combine it with a visit to local current manufacturer!

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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Arita is only an hour's train ride from Fukuoka, and the Kyushu Ceramic Museum is a bare ten minutes walk from the railway station. You do have to climb up a rather steep bridge and huff up the pathway to the Museum itself but it's a pretty blue- and- white bridge and a short scenic walk lined with pine trees.... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I went there on my 2nd day in Arita. It was a good 10min walk from the main train station. Be sure to stay for the big clockwork.

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

My husband and I were travelling on motorbikes in May 2010 through Japan and stopped in the nearby pottery towns of Arita and Imari as we have an interest in ceramics. We started with spending a few hours in the Kyushu Ceramic Museum which had a most comphrenhensive display of Japanese pottery and absolutely the best starting point to know... More

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