Amakusa Shiro Memorial Hall

Museum / Science Museum
Near the beginning of the Edo period, Shiro Amakusa led a popular uprising fueled by faith that would become known as the “Shimabara Rebellion.” The “Amakusa Shiro Memorial Hall” introduces the conflict’s background and historical context in an easy-to-understand manner using powerful video footage and other materials. Come trace the origins of this epic struggle for freedom and peace.

Spot details

Address
Kumamoto Pref. Kamiamakusashi Oyanomachinaka 977-1
Phone
0964565311
Hours
9:00-17:00(Last entry16:20)
Closed
Jan./June. 2nd Wednesday, New Year's holiday (12/29-1/1)
Fees
[Admission fee] Adults600yen, Children 300yen
Parking Lot
Available(50spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available (Kumamoto Free)
English Menu
Available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Worth a visit especially when you are a Christian
    3.0 Reviewed:2014.08.12
    This Memorial Hall has all the history of Shiro Amakusa and the island of Amakusa. It has an exhibition hall with English and Japanese description. What impressed us most is that there is a...
  • 四郎くんに会えた
    5.0 Reviewed:2021.03.03
    館内の映像ホールで放映されているムービーが新しくなったということで行ってみました。映像だけでなくスクリーンなども改修され大きくなってて迫力がありました。映像はアニメーションを入れてあり、前の時代劇に比べると子どもにもわかりやすいです。二階の瞑想空間にも別の映像がプロジェクションマッピングみたいに流されてました。この二つの映像は見る価値ありです。この日は四郎くんがちょうど前の広場に出現して...
  • 天草四郎を知る
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.02.03
    展示物が充実しているとは言えないですが、天草地方に来て、天草四郎を知るならココだと思います。キリシタンの資料館は他にもありますが、天草四郎に特化しているというなここかなと…。

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