Learn the history of the island at Kyushu National Museum, an institution dedicated to the cultural heritage of Kyushu. Opened in 2005, the distinctive glass and wood building provides an impressive setting for permanent and temporary exhibitions regarding different aspects and eras of the island's past. The modernist structure's forward-thinking designs gets reflected inside, with a good range of innovative and interactive features helping to communicate the museum's main messages and bring its extensive array of artifacts--including ceramics, jewelry, and artworks--to life. Make Kyushu National Museum part of your personalized Dazaifu itinerary using our Dazaifu vacation builder website .
Kyushu National Museum Reviews
The tickets cost ¥430 per head to check out the general exhibition area on the 4th floor. We had an English guide explain the architecture of the museum. That's a must especially for architects and en... more »
11月初めに 久しぶりに行きました。天気が良く緑が多く 少しだけ紅葉めあり気持ち良いです。近くの太宰府天満宮に行って 梅ヶ枝もちも頂きました。 more »I went there for the first time in a long time at the beginning of November. The weather is good and there are a lot of greens, and it is pleasant with a little autumn leaves. I went to the nearby Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine and had Umegae mochi.
Fantastic exhibit. English audio guide and descriptions on the items make it very easy for non Japanese speakers (also have other languages available). Large, airy, impressive building. Highly recommend a visit.
History is detailed well. It be great if they can play a video - kind of a movie to depict what really happeed in the past. We mostly end up imaging which is very difficult for a foreigner!
Build a planTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
View all >
Side trips from Dazaifu
Hidden gems in Dazaifu
Historic Sites in Dazaifu
Shopping in Dazaifu
Plans to Kyushu National Museum by other users
5 days in Fukuoka BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Fukuoka BY A USER FROM JAPAN December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Fukuoka BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Fukuoka BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Kyushu BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Fukuoka BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium