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Hakata Traditional Craft Center

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Beautiful handicraft that you can also buy

A double storey building that houses the craft that is beautiful and also available for sale. There... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
tengkin
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Singapore, Singapore
A great insight into the crafts of the island

This was an entrance fee venue but it was worth it. The Hakata dolls and the woven textiles... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2017
marshfish
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Melbourne
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May 24, 2017
“Beautiful handicraft that you can also buy”
May 5, 2017
“A great insight into the crafts of the island”
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6-1 Kamikawabatamachi Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0026, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

A double storey building that houses the craft that is beautiful and also available for sale. There is a cafe on the ground floor with drinks and ice cream.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank tengkin
Reviewed May 5, 2017

This was an entrance fee venue but it was worth it. The Hakata dolls and the woven textiles displayed were ancient crafts to be admired.There was a coffee shop and a merchandise shop.It was an enjoyable hour on a rainy day

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank marshfish
Reviewed January 24, 2017

The Hakata dolls exhibited on the second floor are well worth a visit to this crafts centre. You can enjoy traditional green tea and see crafts like Hakata cloth on the ground floor. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed July 9, 2016

A great little museum, with shop, that provides a information on two crafts of the region - Hakata pottery and the Hakata Weave fabric. Follow the story from the hatching of the silk worm egg through to the completed obi or see the development of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank WanderinHowie
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This museum is adjacent to Kushida Shrine and around the corner from the long covered shopping arcade (Kawabata). The museum is small by comparison but it contains a unique collection of items. Downstairs is a shop. Upstairs is the permanent collection of painted ceramic figurines...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank OZtraveller222
Reviewed April 1, 2016

We came upon this delightful place just steps away from the Kushida shrine. Most of the important exhibits have English explanations about Hakata dolls, scissor making, multicolor glass making, silk weaving and others. Well worth the visit and the admission is free!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Geowmeyer
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This lovely little museum has wonderful displays of Hakata's traditional arts & crafts. You'll see woven textiles, dolls, scissors, tops, glass and bamboo arrows. There's also a small cafe and clean bathrooms. Elevator for those who have a problem with stairs.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Saranger
Reviewed June 7, 2015

It's free to enter, and there are some nice items. You can buy souvenirs as well, although a bit costly. On the top floor you can see some items, and learn about them from screens around the room. It is in english as well. You're...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Awanda1313
Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a tiny museum, but very nice to see if you are in the area. It is right by Kushida Shrine, so it isn't out of the way to check out this small gem. It also has a cafe and a small gift shop...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank CarmenSandiego30
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Very informative. There is a very well made short movie about silk production, from the egg of the silk worm, to cocoon making by the insect, to yarn, to the dyeing process, to weaving of the fabric. Simple at first glance, but I learned a...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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