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Tohno Municipal Museum at the Foot of a Hill

This is a neat museum at the foot of a small hill where they used to have a local castle (Nabekura... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Chuzaa
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Vancouver, Canada
Beautiful artwork and History inside

We went here first thing in the morning. It is cheap entry $3. There is an English Map to follow... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
alexhughey14
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Tono, Japan
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Jun 6, 2017
“Tohno Municipal Museum at the Foot of a Hill”
Oct 12, 2016
“Beautiful artwork and History inside”
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3-9, Higashitatecho, Tono, Iwate Prefecture
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+81 198-62-2340
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a neat museum at the foot of a small hill where they used to have a local castle (Nabekura Castle). Of the same modern building, the lower section is the municipal library and the upper section is the municipal museum. You must walk...More

Thank Chuzaa
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went here first thing in the morning. It is cheap entry $3. There is an English Map to follow since the signs are in Japanese. The staff is very friendly and try to help, despite the language barrier. The whole museum was informative and...More

Thank alexhughey14
Reviewed 14 November 2015

While being on the 3rd floor of the municipal library, don't be deceived - this museum is as modern as they come and tell a wonderful story of the Tono Monogatari, the traditional way of life in Tono and the history. Has English explanations though...More

Thank Austin Z
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This museum was recently refurbished and has many interactive exhibits. You can get a good feel for the history of the town and traditional family living. There is more English in this museum than I have seen at even national museums. There is a large...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The students that I took loved learning about the origins of Tono and about the cultural shifts from the mountains to the villages and to becoming a city. It is adjacent to Aeria Tono Hotel. You could get there in two minutes or less. They...More

Thank vrwb223
Reviewed 15 May 2015

I disliked nothing. It was very enlightening finding out how the people moved from the mountains, to the villages and to towns and to see miniature sets of it at the museum.

Thank Valetta B
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