History and Japanese Culture
For Your Travel Memories! Experience Japanese Culture in Fukuoka
Hakata Machiya Folk Museum
If you come to Hakata, why not learning about Hakata culture? This museum shows the old daily life and culture of Fukuoka city in Meiji and Taisho period, focusing especially on urban houses of that period. It is located across from the Kushida-shrine. The exhibition hall features the local tradition of Hakata Gion Yamakasa and such. You can also enjoy Hakata dialect lecture or take a look at a miniature town representing good-old days of Hakata. A demonstration of traditional hand crafting is also on exhibition here.
|Address||6-10, Reisen-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka|
|Access||By Subway: get off at Gion station (5 min. walk).
By Bus: take Nishitetsu bus and get off at Gion-machi stop (5 min. walk) or at Canal City Hakata-mae stop (3 min. walk).
|Fares||[admission fee] Adults: 200yen Junior high school students and below: Free|
|Credit Card Availability||VISA and MASTERCARD can be used only to purchase souvenirs|
|Closing Days||Year-end holidays （Dec 29-31）|
|Open Hours||10：00-18：00（admission until 17:30）|