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Mobs The Museum of Black Ship

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Black Ship Museum, it's okay.

A small museum about the Black Ships of Japan. The museum hosts a small store and pictures. One... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Frank B
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Pensacola, Florida
A museum about Perry and his black ships

This museum, while small, has some great artifacts and information about the start of the US-Japan... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
BorneoMel
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Borneo
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Jul 9, 2018
“Black Ship Museum, it's okay.”
Apr 3, 2018
“A bit less then my expectations.”
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12-12 Sanchome | Inside the Ryozenji Temple, Shimoda 415-0023, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

A small museum about the Black Ships of Japan. The museum hosts a small store and pictures. One must pay about $5.00 to enter the entire museum. It's an ok place to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frank B
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Lots of hype, posters, fliers, etc. But not a lot when you get there. At least that was my experience. Mind you my Japanese colleagues may have a different perspective after all one entire floor only had Japanese labels and the video was in Japanese....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RafikiLondon
Reviewed March 24, 2018

This museum, while small, has some great artifacts and information about the start of the US-Japan relationship and Perry's two visits to Japan which resulted in the first US-Japan treaty agreement which ultimately led to Japan opening from its period of isolation.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BorneoMel
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