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Morioka History and Culture Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Interesting exhibits though no English

Stayed 1 night in Morioka and found there wasn't much to do or see. The museum has good exhibits... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2016
ChloCasabi
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Essex, United Kingdom
Worth a quick visit while you're in the area.

This museum took us no more than 30 minutes to go through. I went mainly for the armour and... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2016
Simone R
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Melbourne, Australia
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Feb 3, 2016
“Worth a quick visit while you're in the area.”
Jan 1, 2016
“Interesting exhibits though no English”
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1-50 Uchimaru, Morioka 020-0023, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

This museum took us no more than 30 minutes to go through. I went mainly for the armour and clothing, which were beatiful. The lack of English means that it's hard for english speakers to fully appreciate all the artifacts. The introduction to the morioka...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed January 1, 2016

Stayed 1 night in Morioka and found there wasn't much to do or see. The museum has good exhibits but no translations so as long as you can appreciate aesthetics with no additional information its good.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank ChloCasabi
Reviewed November 14, 2015

The museum has a nice little collection, including superb lacquerware and armor. It tells the story of Morioka, but pales in comparison with others I had visited in Tohoku.

Date of experience: October 2015
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