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National Museum of Japanese History, Sakura

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History Museum Museum
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  • We rented a car and drove 2600 miles in Japan. It was an incredible three week trip. We were really sorry we did not start our trip by going to this museum outside of Tokyo. We had a flight home from ...  more »
  • It is surprising to find such a good museum in an area that does not seem central. This museum covered all aspects of Japanese history, from the dawn of civilisation to the post war era. We even found...  more »
  • I went to this museum as I had a couple of hours to kill. So I didn't get the audio guide but I still just walked around and enjoy the displays. I will definitely be going back. The only problem is th...  more »
  • super detail models for old Japanese towns and Villages. not so often seem Japanese side of the WW2 stories. Great short trip (20 minutes direct train + 7 minutes bus ride) for 5 hours+ layover in NRT Airport.
  • An informative place.
  • I wish there were more english descriptions in the first few gallery. It was an awesome trip regardless. Would definitely go here again :)
  • The best history museum in Japan.
  • Focused on archaeology. Very good exposition of the Yayoi period, burial mounds and the development of Japanese society through the Middle Ages and Edo period, and modern times. English and other language audio guides available at no charge.