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Chiba Prefectural Boso-no-Mura

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What exactly is Experience Museum, Boso-no-mura? Boso-no-mura is a facility that reproduces a Japanese scenery of 150 years ago at the Boso area (including the Narita Airport area) which were old samurai residences, and farmhouses, and other...more
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1028 Ryukakuji, Sakae-machi, Inba-gun 270-1506, Chiba Prefecture
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Ive to the place twice and end enjoyed it to the max, It has been used as a setting for movies, Once entering the main street youll see people taking pert in various crafts and you can also take part or enjoy some green tea,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Marc T
Reviewed April 4, 2018

I went with my Family (2 middle schoolers and 3 gradeschool). They enjoyed walking around the museum with their costumes (if you are planning to wear costumes, bring cash, they don't accept credit card). I would recommend this for a family activity. They also have...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Katrina C
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

If you are staying near the airport and have nothing to do this is the place to go. They have the atmosphere of old time Japan so its nice to look at. Also, depending on when you go there are many cheap activities you can...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit to find out more about the way of life in historical Japan. Practical approach, with real life working recreations of buildings, farming techniques, cooking, weaving, smithing, tatami making... Everything you can imagine! You can do classes here in calligraphy and other...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

It was quaint quiet and peaceful. You can appreciate the old Japanese way enjoy some ice candy like Popsicle or eat hand made soba or the inari sushi which fried tofu cooked sweetened broth with sushi rice like mixture filled very delicious. They serve cold...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

This old village reproduction showed a great view a old Japan. A Samurai house, local businesses ie basket weaving, pottery, blacksmith, saki house and paper making are on view and accessible. Laid out in a large park with lunch areas. Village garden and a working...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed October 14, 2016

This was a good place to stop at for a few hours. There are many exhibits to see. I really liked the outdoor farm and 1000 plus year old farm houses. There are a couple of small houses that are a little out of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank gold81
Reviewed August 16, 2016

"房総のむら Boso no mura" (which literally translates as "Village of Boso") is a big park which has traditional Japanese style buildings, such as old farmhouses, samurai houses, etc. At the park, you can do various activities like making Japanese paper fans, painting colorful candles, etc....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The Boso-no-Mura provides a very interesting glimpse at Japanese cultural history. The shops and residences included in the Merchant Street provide a good look at the Edo to Meiji period. Included are a paper shop, book shop, tea shop, Pharmacy fish shop , and more....More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank BuddyRoanoke
Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our friend took us here as he is a volunteer when they need an English speaking tour guide. It is an open air museum which is also popular with film makers. It has been recreated to look like an old village in true Japanese style....More

Date of experience: October 2014
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PeterPhil10
August 28, 2018|
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There is the free shuttle bus service from Tobu hotel to JR Narita station or Aeon Mall Narita. Taxis are convenient from there about ¥3000~¥4000, please get off near the entrance of Boso-no-Mura if one is in a... More
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July 29, 2018|
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Boso-no-Mura museum will open except on Monday.(will be closed 17 Dec.) Online tickets for admission is not available. Narita-transit & stay program is convenient.
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