Hakata Machiya Folk MuseumNakasu-Kawabata Area
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.