Oita Prefectural Museum of History, Usa

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Ōita Prefectural Museum of History (大分県立歴史博物館, Ōita kenritsu rekishi hakubutsukan) opened in Usa, Ōita Prefecture, Japan in 1998, replacing the Usa Fudoki-no-Oka (宇佐風土記の丘) of 1981. It is one of Japan's many museums which are supported by a prefecture.
The collection is organised around themes including life and ancient Buddhism in Toyo no kuni and the Kunisaki peninsula, and the culture of Usa Hachiman-gū and Fuki-ji.
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  • We visited Ooita Prefectural Museum of History opened in 1998 to get some background knowledge of the places we intended to visit. It certainly was worth the three hundred ten yen admission fee. In...  more »
  • We visited the museum today and were impressed by all the replicas there: three types of Budda figures in Japan, Model of Usa shrine precincts, Model of Usa main shrine, replicas of Kokuzoji...  more »
  • Lots of examples of kote-e (trowel / plaster art). Earlier, we were taken on a tour of local kote-e in the city ... and we got to try our hand at making our own. There is an incredible $10,000...  more »

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