This museum is not big but it has few interesting exhibitions about the old town of Hakara and video to show the various festival and hand made craft on Japanese paper mask and... read more
Hakata Machiya Folk Museum is made of three halls, introducing the...
Hakata Machiya Folk Museum is made of three halls, introducing the lifestyle and culture reminiscent of the Meiji and TaishoPeriods.
The first floor exhibits Hakata's history and culture. The secound floor exhibits commercial goods used by merchants and also demostrates Hakata's traditional artisan techniques.
This Machiya built in the mid-Meiji Period as both factory and residence of Hakata-ori weavers, was moved and restored to the present place.
Hakata traditional craft and local sweets, Yamakasa goods, stationary and original books are available.
-From JR Hakata stastion
15minute walk, 5 minutes by taxi
-From the Airport
7 minutes on the subway to Gion Station, from there a 5minute walk
4 minutes on the subway to Gion station, from there a 5minute walk.
Take a Nishitetsu Bus bound for Hakata Station. Get off at Canal City Hakata-mae, from there a 3minute walk.