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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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interesting if a bit out of place museum

So this museum is basically about ancient middle eastern civilizations centred around Iran. The exhibits are interesting but you are not likely going to learn smithing if you do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2015
mayhemsci
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

So this museum is basically about ancient middle eastern civilizations centred around Iran. The exhibits are interesting but you are not likely going to learn smithing if you do not read Japanese.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Since I am a big fan of Egypt, I visited there:D When we visited, it was a duration of special exhibition, so I and my son at age of 9 tried costumes of kings, and made amulets. Of course, the collection is excellent. But for a little kid, the activities were seemed to be fun.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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