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Okayama Orient Museum

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Small museum with some interesting collection

It is a small muesum funded by some private donator. The collection cannot be compared with major... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Ronald K
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Hong Kong
interesting if a bit out of place museum

So this museum is basically about ancient middle eastern civilizations centred around Iran. The... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2015
Yew Hong N
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Singapore, Singapore
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28 Aug 2018
“Disappointing for the price of 1100 yens; no English explanation”
4 Jun 2017
“Fine museum, not tourist friendly”
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I am a big fan of museums devoted to archaeology. I knew this one would be a small one, with limited English explanation, but it was advertised all around the city, both in Japanese and English, I had one hour to kill while my wife...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This museum was fine-it's mostly different artifacts in glass cases. It's pretty small though and not foreigner friendly. All of the signs were in Japanese. They gave me an English brochure that had information about the museum, but not information about any of the specific...More

Thank Kyra H
Reviewed 2 August 2016

It is a small muesum funded by some private donator. The collection cannot be compared with major national museums but it is still quite interesting with artifacts mainly from near East region and south America.

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 4 December 2015

So this museum is basically about ancient middle eastern civilizations centred around Iran. The exhibits are interesting but you are not likely going to learn smithing if you do not read Japanese.

Thank Yew Hong N
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Since I am a big fan of Egypt, I visited there:D When we visited, it was a duration of special exhibition, so I and my son at age of 9 tried costumes of kings, and made amulets. Of course, the collection is excellent. But for...More

1  Thank しげこ た
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We went to the museum on a Monday to find it was closed due to a special event for local children. However the staff said we were welcome if we didn't mind the noise of the children, so we paid the entrance fee and went...More

Thank ChloCasabi
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Staff do not speak English and not helpful at all. Museum itself is not large and quite a walk from JR Okayama but not entirely bad for a ½ hr stop on the way to the black castle.

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Reviewed 6 March 2010

The Okayama Orient Museum was a surprise find on my trip to Okayama. There's nothing on the outside which sticks out about the place, and on the inside it's not huge. But I found the exhibits to be very interesting, and although there's not that...More

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