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“Familiarize before visiting”

Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum
Ranked #18 of 167 things to do in Kitakyushu
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Manila, Philippines
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Familiarize before visiting”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

It's a museum dedicated to Matsumoto Seicho - a prolific crime fiction writer. If you're not familiar with him, this might not be such a worthwhile trip, especially if you don't know Japanese. The museum hands out english pamphlets on request, but the exhibit is in Japanese. There is also a film viewing room, where one screening is about an hour and a half.
There is also a library in the basement if you need to do research on him.

Bought the ticket as part of the Kokura castle/gardens entrance package.

Visited July 2013
2 Thank Roy V
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
286 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
“Great Japanese Writer.”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

The museum commerates Matsumoto Seicho who was one of Japan's great writers. His extensive works include mystery and historical novels and ancient and modern Japanese history.

Visited November 2012
2 Thank StanleyAuckland
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