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Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum

Address: 2-3 Jonai, Ogurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813 , Fukuoka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 93-582-2761
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Ranked #9 of 65 Attractions in Kitakyushu
Type: Museums
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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
41 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

A good little memorial to a writer who is obviously big in Japan and important to Kitakyushu as well, As with all Japanese museums we visited the design of the place was great. Worth doing a bit of background reading on Seicho tho' to get best out of a visit.

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Manila, Philippines
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

It's a museum dedicated to Matsumoto Seicho - a prolific crime fiction writer. If you're not familiar with him, this might not be such a worthwhile trip, especially if you don't know Japanese. The museum hands out english pamphlets on request, but the exhibit is in Japanese. There is also a film viewing room, where one screening is about an... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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216 reviews 216 reviews
116 attraction reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The museum commerates Matsumoto Seicho who was one of Japan's great writers. His extensive works include mystery and historical novels and ancient and modern Japanese history.

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