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

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 Displayed here are around 15,000 items related to coal as well as precious antiques and historical documents including Japan’s oldest known Umagata Haniwa (Horse-shaped terracotta figurines) and other items from the Kofun period.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

phone 0947445745
place

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
炭坑節のふるさと田川は大牟田同様に炭鉱の町として大きな発展を遂げました。ところで「田川市石炭・歴史博物館」ってご存知ですか、田川市石炭記念公園内にあります。後世に伝えるべき歴史的な炭鉱記憶画家の山本作兵衛氏の作品が2011年に世界遺産登録され作品に触れることができました。炭鉱労働者として記憶を辿りながら鮮明に描かれた作品には、過酷な労働の様子や生活風景、子供達のたわいない遊ぶ様子や画文には偉大さを...
Reviewed:2018/06/15 筑豊の近代歴史の展示
石炭記念公園の中にある資料博物館で、屋外展示の鉱夫の住宅の再現などもありよくできていると思いました。1Fは炭鉱関係の展示、2Fは山本作兵衛の資料と炭鉱以外の展示になっていました。山本作兵衛関係はほとんどはレプリカですが、数枚原画展示があります。公園の中にある施設で駐車場は広いです。写真撮影可能な展示と不可の展示がありました。

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Address

Fukuoka Pref. Tagawashi Ita 2734-1 [map]

Phone

0947445745

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

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