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Michinoku Date Masamune Historical Museum

13-13 Matsushima Kaigan, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun 981-0213, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-354-4131
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Interesting way to learn about Date Masamune

Very good way to learn about the history of Date Masamune and life in Japan hundreds of years ago... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Chris H
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Kaneohe, Hawaii
Good museum with life like displays

This museum tells the story of Masamune through numerous lifesize displays of key dates in... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
Karen M
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Orkney
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good50%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Sep 28, 2016
“Interesting way to learn about Date Masamune”
Oct 30, 2015
“Good museum with life like displays”
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13-13 Matsushima Kaigan, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun 981-0213, Miyagi Prefecture
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+81 22-354-4131
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very good way to learn about the history of Date Masamune and life in Japan hundreds of years ago. There are enough of the staff who speak English who can answer basic questions, and all of the displays have English text. A quick trip where...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

This museum tells the story of Masamune through numerous lifesize displays of key dates in Masamune's life. Information displayed with english text

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

The museum was a pleasant surprise and would be good for children as well as adults. On the first floor there are wax figures of people in various professions throughout different periods of history. On the second floor the life story of Date Masamune is...More

Thank seasonedtraveler25
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

I'm not sure why the previous reviewer complained about either the price or the lack of English. We were given the foreigner discount without asking for it, so the entrance fee was only 500 yen. That's pretty cheap, I think. And, all of the displays...More

4  Thank davegidd
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

This museum is a bit tacky. It's full of waxwork models and recorded information is all in Japanese. There is one paragraph in English for each scene. It is quite expensive too. If you don't carry your passport it will set you back 1000 yen,...More

1  Thank TheDoor_isopen
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Reviewed 10 October 2012

Good place to understand the history of a Samurai, the statues are well made, they care about every little detail, story well explained.

Thank Ahmed_EL_Mehalawy
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