Kyushu National Museum, Dazaifu

Learn the history of the island at Kyushu National Museum, an institution dedicated to the cultural heritage of Kyushu. Opened in 2005, the distinctive glass and wood building provides an impressive setting for permanent and temporary exhibitions regarding different aspects and eras of the island's past. The modernist structure's forward-thinking designs gets reflected inside, with a good range of innovative and interactive features helping to communicate the museum's main messages and bring its extensive array of artifacts--including ceramics, jewelry, and artworks--to life. Make Kyushu National Museum part of your personalized Dazaifu itinerary using our Dazaifu vacation builder website .
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  • I went during the week, but a truly national only every escalator located the valet staff Guide, was a great induction. Also, volunteer guides (free).
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  • Last year, we went twice. We could enjoy. Not crowded, depending on the time zone, but can go up close and easy to read.
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  • While in Fukuoka our Japanese friends took us to visit this museum and Dazaifu temple. The building is very interestint with its ceiling in wood. I would have rated this museum average but now they ha...  more »
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  • The building is impressive but not really nice to see . Such a big investment for a finally limited exhibition space. Permanent collections on Japan's connections with the rest of Asia in history are interesting but limited and very simple ; nice modern presentation though . I guess temporary exhibitions are more worth a visit , depending what is on display .
  • The museum is gorgeous and the exhibits really interesting. Sadly, there isn't enough to see for such a huge building! I guess I can't remove a start for this, as quality is better than quantity! Nice view from the top of the hill.
  • A great collection of artifacts and items related to East Asian and particularly Japanese history. Definitely worth a visit for history buffs!
  • Interesting architecture. Good exhibitions. Very close from Dazaifu shrine.
  • University student ticket accepts those from outside Japan. I went with a Taiwanese university student ID and it's cheap. Not bad experiences.
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