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

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Museum / Science Museum

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 Displayed here are around 15,000 items related to coal as well as precious antiques and historical documents including Japan’s oldest known Umagata Haniwa (Horse-shaped terracotta figurines) and other items from the Kofun period.

place

Fukuoka Pref. Tagawashi Ita 2734-1 (ChikuhoArea)

phone 0947445745
place

9:30-17:30(Entry by 17:00)

Review of Tagawa City Coal-mining Museum

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Reviewed:2016/01/04 Sakubei Yamamotos 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:2020/02/09 筑豊の炭坑の歴史が解る
炭坑について様々な展示があり、その時代の採炭の実際が分かりやすく説明してありました。時代とともに変わる労働者の住宅、娯楽などの展示も良かった。
Reviewed:2019/10/03 充実した展示
田川伊田駅から徒歩10分弱の田川市石炭記念公園内にある博物館。1983年の開館。入館料は400円。石炭産業に関する様々な資料が展示されており、屋外には採炭のための大型機械や復元された炭坑住宅も展示されている。充実した展示内容であり、模型やジオラマなどもあるので非常に見ごたえがある。
2階には日本で初めてユネスコ世界記憶遺産に登録された「山本作兵衛コレクション」の展示室があり、炭坑の仕事と生活を描い...

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Address
Fukuoka Pref. Tagawashi Ita 2734-1 [map]
Area
ChikuhoArea
Phone
0947445745
Hours
9:30-17:30(Entry by 17:00)
Closed
Monday (Public holiday/substitute public holiday, next weekday), New Year's Holiday, exhibition change Period
Fees
[Admission fee to view] General (including university students) 400yen, High School Students100yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students50yen, Pre-schoolers Free
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
English Menu
Available (Information display available in English, etc.)
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until June 1, 2020 (Information as of May 5, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          The most northerly of Kyushu island’s prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan’s most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture’s capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country - a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.