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“Familiarize before visiting” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum

Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum
2-3 Jonai, Ogurakita-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture 803-0813 , Japan
+81 93-582-2761
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Ranked #21 of 53 attractions in Kitakyushu
Type: Museums
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“Familiarize before visiting”
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 hour and a half.
There is also a library in the basement if you need to do research on him.

Bought the ticket as part of the Kokura castle/gardens entrance package.

Visited July 2013
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“Great Japanese Writer.”
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.

Visited November 2012
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