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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
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
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
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!
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.
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
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
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