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Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Nice museum

Nice museum. No western tourists when I was there. Quiet museum with different exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
henrivantilburg
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Model Himeji Castle and a 12 layer kimono (junihitoe)

this is a wonderful museum, with amazingly intricate models or not only Himeji castles, but the 12... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2015
Freya C
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Melbourne, Australia
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May 29, 2016
“Nice museum”
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68 Honmachi, Himeji 670-0012, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 792-8-9011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

due to the excessive rain, we decided to stop in at the museum for a dry activity and were pleasantly surprised with the displays many of which included english descriptions. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. If you are catching the sightseeing bus make sure...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Nice museum. No western tourists when I was there. Quiet museum with different exhibitions. Including about festivals and children's toys.

Thank henrivantilburg
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Diretcly after entering the museum two people came and offered help (one volunteer and an employee). As most of the signs are only written in japanse, the gave me a personal tour. It was very impressive to me. I totally recommend this museum and thank...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

We didn't go the castle as the queue was long and the entrance fee steep just because Tom cruise once made a film there. We went the history museum instead for one fifth of the price and they have lots of information and models of...More

Thank Bomoh
Reviewed 30 April 2015

this is a wonderful museum, with amazingly intricate models or not only Himeji castles, but the 12 other remaining castle towers across Japan. Best of all, there are English descriptions so that you can really learn about the castles. We went the day before we...More

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