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Kaichi School Museum, Matsumoto

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Learn about the Japanese education system at Kaichi School Museum, one of the country’s first schools. Inside the school-turned-museum, you can view various educational materials, stretching from the institution's establishment in 1873 until now. The museum is housed in a two-story Western-style building featuring elements of Japanese architecture. Its Western architectural influences come in the form of its second-floor balcony, decorated pillars, and its white plaster walls. The building’s central octagonal tower and carvings of dragons represent the Asian influence in the building’s design. About 70% of its construction costs were covered by donations from local townsfolk. Our Matsumoto itinerary maker makes visiting Kaichi School Museum and other Matsumoto attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Fake Western open Satoru School of architecture. Do you think you have great eyes noticed a strange Dragon enters the eye through the front at relief and Pug-ugly people are. The exhibit can image during the confusion of the beginning of primary education in the Meiji era. I want see solid 1 room at a time. Line 5-step he now still gives life to.
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  • This was very ute and interesting. Unfortunately, not many of the explanatory notes were in English so I feel we missed out on understanding a lot of what was presented. However, the information we di...  more »
  • Worth visiting. Can walk from the castle in 10 mins. A very good example of Meiji architecture and nice displays inside. Not much English but they speak for themselves. 
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  • Interesting building and exhibits. Very limited English explanations on exhibits.
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  • Western-style building is a luxurious interior as well as appearance. Most of the construction costs at the time of the hearing of Matsumoto city, surprised 2. It is truly educational Prefecture Nagano.
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  • Is the ruins of the school. It is such a beautiful façade of the Western. What a product is, compared to the current Didactics of elementary school, it would be. What is the opening of 0/1873 (1873), is completed in this 0/1876 (1876) is dasou. That's so gorgeous architecture is at the time, was built with a donation of the townspeople. Beautiful octagonal tower. Higher costs are all glass imported at that time was set up, so that would be.
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  • Testifying at the beautiful design of the Meiji era buildings valuable cultural heritage. 薫rimasu 'Amy and Anne' worldview. It is from Matsumoto johoku gate on foot 5 minutes or so, so stop by and.
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