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Tagawa History and Coal Museum田川市石炭・歴史博物館

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A museum based on the theme of coal, built on the site of the Ita Mining Derrick of the Former Mitsui Tagawa Mine, which boasted the largest scale among mining shafts of the Meiji period. Displayed here are around 15,000 items related to coal as well as precious antiques and historical documents including Japan’s oldest known Umagata Haniwa (Horse-shaped terracotta figurines) and other items from the Kofun period.


Fukuoka Pref. Tagawashi Ita 2734-1

phone 0947445745

9:30-17:30 (until 17:00)

Review of Tagawa City Coal-mining Museum

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Reviewed:2016/01/04 Sakubei Yamamoto's Coal Mine Paintings and Writings as UNESCO Memory of the World Entry
Coal and other mines in Kyushu Island are known to have made a significant contribution to the industrialization of Japan from the 19th century. Tagawa City used to be one of the major coal producing...
Reviewed:2018/06/21 感激です
Reviewed:2018/06/15 筑豊の近代歴史の展示

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Fukuoka Pref. Tagawashi Ita 2734-1 [ map ]



9:30-17:30 (until 17:00)
Monday (the next Weekday for Public holiday)
[Admission fee to view] General (including university students) 400yen, High School Students 100yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 50yen, Pre-schoolersFree
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