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Address: 9-31 Tenjincho, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-0814, Okayama Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 86-232-3636
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Unfortunate timing & not 'oriental'

We went to the museum on a Monday to find it was closed due to a special event for local children. However the staff said we were welcome if we didn't mind the noise of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We went to the museum on a Monday to find it was closed due to a special event for local children. However the staff said we were welcome if we didn't mind the noise of the children, so we paid the entrance fee and went in. There was nothing in the museum that I would define as oriental. The exhibit... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Staff do not speak English and not helpful at all. Museum itself is not large and quite a walk from JR Okayama but not entirely bad for a ½ hr stop on the way to the black castle.

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

The Okayama Orient Museum was a surprise find on my trip to Okayama. There's nothing on the outside which sticks out about the place, and on the inside it's not huge. But I found the exhibits to be very interesting, and although there's not that much on show, what is is presented nicely. It's a very quiet museum which doesn't... More 

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