Ibaraki Prefectural Museum of History, Mito

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The Ibaraki Prefectural Museum of History (茨城県立歴史館, Ibaraki kenritsu rekishikan) is a local history museum in Mito, Ibaraki, Japan. It is one of Japan's many museums which are supported by a prefecture.
The museum opened in September 1974. The collection focuses on the history of Ibaraki and the grounds also include a number of Edo-period farm buildings and examples of western-style Japanese architecture from the Meiji period. The collection also houses numerous artworks, historical artifacts and extensive documentation from the Tokugawa clan, who ruled Mito Domain during the Edo period.

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  • If you are interested in Japan history, this place is not a bad place. Though Japan is not very big islands, it has long and complex history. Every place has every history. I had not known history in....  more »
  • I came to the museum to see the old buildings on the site. There is a primary school from the Meiji period. One of its exhibits is a timeline of school meals through the 20th century. There is an old....  more »
  • A ginkgo festival was taking place from at 5:15 pm. The illumination was beautiful.
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