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We got the english audio guides, but the friendly ladies at the information desk also furnished us with a file of information of the various exhibits in english. Hence,even though most exhibits were in japanese, we were still able to understand the local context and...More
We went here and got the English audio guides but despite these found it too much like hard work and left half way round.
There is very little written in English and the audio guide speaks really slowly and takes too long to impart a...More
This is a very important museum, unfortunately the exhibition is quite messy and unorganized (probably due to cut fundings). Audioguide available, but will not help much, more info in the (outdated?) booklet you will recive together with the audioguides. There is still a lot of...More
A very interesting and informative museum, that explains about the situation of a number of (former or current) disadvantaged groups of Japanese society (e.g. Ainu, Koreans, Burakumin, women). The museum tells also about the history of the discrimination of different groups of people and it...More
A wonderfully informative museum and the only human rights museum in the world!
I can't understand the other posts stating there is no English; I found a huge amount of material there in English and have visited three times. Very cheap and well worth it!
This museum got high recommendations online and we were very much looking forward to it, being very interested in the Ainu, Burakumin, etc. In retrospect, we should have skipped it entirely.
The displays are aimed at primary school children, and seemed to be designed accordingly....More
Most interesting and important themes, but the fact that the information in English is scant, really left me wanting for more. The exhibit is well displayed, well documented, but almost all in Japanese. I wished I could read that language, as I was missing something...More