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Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Nice museum

Nice museum. No western tourists when I was there. Quiet museum with different exhibitions... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2016
henrivantilburg
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Bangkok, Thailand
Model Himeji Castle and a 12 layer kimono (junihitoe)

this is a wonderful museum, with amazingly intricate models or not only Himeji castles, but the 12... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2015
LittleFec
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Melbourne, Australia
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Jul 19, 2018
“Surprised”
May 29, 2016
“Nice museum”
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68 Honmachi, Himeji 670-0012, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

due to the excessive rain, we decided to stop in at the museum for a dry activity and were pleasantly surprised with the displays many of which included english descriptions. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. If you are catching the sightseeing bus make sure...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2016

Nice museum. No western tourists when I was there. Quiet museum with different exhibitions. Including about festivals and children's toys.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank henrivantilburg
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Diretcly after entering the museum two people came and offered help (one volunteer and an employee). As most of the signs are only written in japanse, the gave me a personal tour. It was very impressive to me. I totally recommend this museum and thank...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We didn't go the castle as the queue was long and the entrance fee steep just because Tom cruise once made a film there. We went the history museum instead for one fifth of the price and they have lots of information and models of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed April 29, 2015

this is a wonderful museum, with amazingly intricate models or not only Himeji castles, but the 12 other remaining castle towers across Japan. Best of all, there are English descriptions so that you can really learn about the castles. We went the day before we...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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