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Okayama Prefectural Museum (岡山県立博物館)

 0862721149  Okayama Pref. Okayamashi Kita-ku Kourakuen 1-5

The cultural heritage of Okayama Prefecture from primitive and ancient to modern times is displayed in an easy to understand manner. There are also valuable cultural assets, including the “Akakawa-odoshi Yoroi” (armor with red lacing) designated as a National Treasure which is display for a limited time only in the beginning of the year. There are exhibition commentaries by curators twice a month. It is located near Korakuen Gardens.

Details

Hours
[The summer season Apr.-Sep.] 9:00-18:00
[winter Oct.-Mar.] 9:30-17:00
Closed
Monday (The day following if it falls on a public holiday), The end of the year, exhibition change closed
Fees
[Admission fee] General 250 yen, Over 65120 yen, Free for high school students and younger (extra fee at the time of special exhibition)
Parking Lot
Available (shared with Okayama Korakuen)
Credit Card
Not available

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Review of Okayama Prefectural Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/11/12 Potentially very interesting
I visited this museum because of the Bizen pottery collection. I enjoyed seeing this, and also the sword collection, as I hadn't been aware that Okayama was also famous for swords. It was a bit...
Reviewed:2016/09/18 A bit too small and somewhat boring
Considering it was a prefectural museum, it was a small in size and did not offer a lot exhibition. It was kind of boring.

I would recommend to skip this.
Reviewed:2015/09/22 Amazingly pitiful collection for a city of this size.
Very small overpriced museum. The only things of interest when we were there were some beautiful swords, including a 13kg dai katana.
Reviewed:2018/11/23 岡山の歴史と文化
岡電城下電停から徒歩10分の岡山後楽園の外苑に建つ歴史資料館です。考古、美術、文書、民族、刀剣、備前焼など美術工芸品や原始時代から近世にいたる資料がてんじされています。入館料は250円です。.
Reviewed:2018/10/10 岡山県の歴史をわかりやすく紹介
後楽園の向かいにあります。県の歴史を中心に紹介しています。分かりやすい展示なので、結構引き込まれて見入ってしまいました。

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