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Quaint little collection of artifacts

***First, please be advised: I've seen some reviews about this museum mentioning the Kawagoe... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Samantha H
Excellent Festival History Museum

This museum is just off the main shopping street (near the top), and so is easy to find. It's main... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
kissane
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Jun 16, 2018
“Quaint little collection of artifacts”
Apr 17, 2018
“Great place”
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11-8 Kubomachi, Kawagoe 350-0835, Saitama Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

***First, please be advised: I've seen some reviews about this museum mentioning the Kawagoe Festival. The Kawagoe Festival Museum and this museum, the Kawagoe History Museum, are different.*** TLDR: This quaint museum is full of cool to look at artifacts (think samurai suits and throwing...More

1  Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Great place and the two gentlemen there couldnt help us enough. They had us all wear a kabuto (helmet), hold several katana, even an old match lock rifle. Several items were taken out of the display for us to look at and hold. I would...More

Thank Poryu
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This museum is just off the main shopping street (near the top), and so is easy to find. It's main purpose is to highlight the annual (and spectacular) festival, held early in October each year. The Festival includes a street parade with large three-story floats...More

Thank kissane
Reviewed 18 September 2014

We weren't going to go into this museum, but it's far better than it looks. They have video of their festival that really makes you want to be there, as well as a couple of the floats from the procession, lovely photographs and other memorabilia....More

1  Thank Ronni L
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Nice museum with old building and old stuff. Small but lovely. Be aware of the steep and narrow stairs.

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