Museum of the Meiji Restoration, Kagoshima
(4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Hop on a streetcar or a 1920s bus at Museum of the Meiji Restoration, a large open-air museum with many pavilions offering an insight into the unique story of Japan’s modernization. Hourly audio-visual presentations, colorfully dressed mannequins, and carefully restored interiors recreate the Meiji-period atmosphere of 1868. Several well-preserved buildings that were moved here, as well galleries showing sword techniques and animatronic Japanese reformers, set this well-organized and detailed museum apart from others. Located by the Kotsuki River, the museum sits nine minutes by foot from Kagoshima Chuo railway station, or three minutes from the nearest tram stop, Takamibashi. Make Museum of the Meiji Restoration a centerpiece of your Kagoshima vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kagoshima trip builder.
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  • A really great exhibition to the Meji restoration. Vivid and often animated presentations and two informative shows.
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  • I stopped by and I learned the history lightly, to explore the. I thought we were equipped and come in one study, children.
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  • Darkness began to speak the robot suddenly surprised. Do robots play meaningful to anyone's surprised, but surprisingly realistic. What was particularly interesting.
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