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Maizuru WorldBrick Museum (赤れんが博物館)

3.5

Museum / Science Museum

The Maizuru World Brick Museum was constructed as a torpedo warehouse for the Maizuru naval base in 1903. It's said to be one of the oldest brick and steel frame buildings still standing in Japan. The museum conveys the charm of Japanese brick architecture and its history through exhibits like Bricks of the World, The Hoffman Kiln, The Story of Japanese Bricks, and Bricks and Maizuru City.

place

Kyoto Maidurushi Hama 2011 (Maizuru / AmanohashidateArea)

phone 0773661095
place

9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)

Review of Museum of Redbrick

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/01/14 Does what it says on the tin - but interesting none the less.
Not sure about previous reviews, as what do you expect from what is called a Brick Museum! Yes it is literally a museum of bricks - do not go there unless this is what you want!

We are from...
Reviewed:2015/03/27 Its about bricks - do we need this?
The museums buildings were originally built for stockpiling ammunition for the Imperial Japanese Navy. They are converted to several different functions. This one is called Red Brick Museum and...
Reviewed:2014/10/12 OK Lots of Bricks
We visited this museum on a tour from the Diamond Princess. This museum was ok and had lots of brick history to read, but it soon wore a little thin, Nice premises.

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Details

Address
Kyoto Maidurushi Hama 2011 [map]
Area
Maizuru / AmanohashidateArea
Phone
0773661095
Hours
9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)
Closed
New Year's Holiday(12/29-1/1)
Fees
[Admission fee]
[Adult] 400yen
[Student (elementary school-university)] 150yen

[Red Brick Museum/Maizuru Repatriation Memorial Hall common ticket]
[Adult] 600yen
[Student (elementary school-university)] 200yen
Parking Lot
Available (Private car 19 spaces, large bus 3 spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Others (Outdoor smoking area Available)
Wi-Fi
Available(DO SPOT FREE Wi-Fi, JAPAN FREE Wi-Fi KYOTO)
English Menu
Available (English exhibition commentary available)
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (Wheelchairs for rent are available)
Infant friendly
Yes (with a stroller for rent)
Pet friendly
Yes (Carry bag, cart, admission only when holding)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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