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Ishigaki City Yaeyama Museum

4-1, Tonoshiro, Ishigaki 907-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-82-4712
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Worth visiting

This relatively small museum helps give you insight and knowledge of the history and culture of the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Justin K
via mobile
Not much English explanation

Small museum that will take about an half hour to look around...some interesting looking Yaeyama... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
thelonious22
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3 Mar 2018
“Worth visiting ”
2 May 2017
“Not much English explanation”
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4-1, Tonoshiro, Ishigaki 907-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-82-4712
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This relatively small museum helps give you insight and knowledge of the history and culture of the Yaeyama island people. It only takes about 45 minutes to view. There are English guide books next to the exhibit cases which provide fairly detailed explanations of the...More

Thank Justin K
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Small museum that will take about an half hour to look around...some interesting looking Yaeyama artifacts but hardly any English explanation...

Thank thelonious22
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We found this museum to be excellent and crammed with lots of history with excellent displays. There are English cards to explain the displays. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 20 November 2015

This museum is small but packed with stuff, and has excellent, detailed English information (in bound books that you can walk around with). This island/region was one of the only parts of Okinawa not destroyed in WWII, so their collection has original items. Fascinating items...More

Thank DanielleK723
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

I second other comments from TripAdvisor visitors. The museum is small, really only two medium size rooms. But it is packed with interesting bits of Ishigaki history. To its credit, there are explanatory notes in English in each section with details of items on display....More

Thank Chuck K
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

This is a small but interesting museum. There is information written in an English guide, with pictures and illustrations. You can match the picture and write up, there are quite a variety of artifacts, from various time periods giving a glimpse into Isigaki's past. Definitely...More

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