Akita Prefecture Museum, Akita

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Akita Prefectural Museum is a prefectural museum in the city of Akita, Japan. It houses a comprehensive display of archaeological artifacts, crafts, biological and geological samples pertaining to the history and folklore of Akita Prefecture.
The museum opened in May 1975 and reopened after renovations in April 2004.
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  • The building is nice as are the exhibits. It’s not a big museum but it’s certainly worth a look. After seeing the exhibits enjoy a very nice coffee and view of Senshu Park across the way. At the...  more »
  • I went to Akita Prefectural Museum while it was snowing in earnest. There was also an exhibition of nature and history in Akita Prefecture. On the first floor, there was an exhibition by Masumi Sugae, a leading folklore student in the Edo period. After studying in Okazaki and Mikawa, he left Mikawa at the age of 30 and set out on a journey to visit old shrines around the country. For the next 47 years, he walked around the Tohoku region and recorded the local folk, customs, scenery, etc. with solid observation and excellent depictions. Put together these writings of his...
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  • A place where both adults and children can enjoy. In the exciting expedition room, you can experience a variety of experiences. There is no restaurant in the nearby area, but you can eat at the snack Komachi in the café corner. The hamburger of the daily set meal was delicious with a homely nostalgic taste.
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  • The exhibits are wide and easy to see. You can learn the history of Akita by following the order. There was a library for children, and the reading was done. I felt that there was a device that did not get tired.
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