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Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum

2-3 Jonai, Ogurakita-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture 803-0813 , Japan
+81 93-582-2761
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Ranked #20 of 56 Attractions in Kitakyushu
Type: Museums
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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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
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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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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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