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The Satake Historical Material Museum

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Pro: low price, great surroundings (Senshu park); Con: tiny, unimpressive collection

I've attempted to go here twice, and once it was closed for (totally last-minute, unscheduled... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Sean O
Small Museum

This is a museum located in Senshu Park and the fee of 100 yen was appropriate for the small... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
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29 Jul 2018
“Pro: low price, great surroundings (Senshu park); Con: tiny, unimpressive collection”
9 Nov 2017
“Small Museum”
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1-4 Senshupark, Akita 010-0876, Akita Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

I've attempted to go here twice, and once it was closed for (totally last-minute, unscheduled) renovations. However, I can't say I was too disappointed to be turned away the second time, because having been inside once before, the collection was rather underwhelming (though their armor...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sean O
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a museum located in Senshu Park and the fee of 100 yen was appropriate for the small building. Armor and weapons, maps, and a few other historical items were on display, but it only took us a short amount of time to visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

As part of the Senshu park this museum offers a history of Akita itself including the arms and armors used during the wars.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank janani s
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This small museum focuses on the history of the Satake family that ruled Akita in the Tokugawa period. Lots of interesting armor, swords, etc.that are worth an hour or so if you are visiting the castle ruins. Unfortunately, there is not a lot of English...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Adjacent to the Kubola Castle ruins and park is the Sakate Historical Material Museum. Entry was 100Yen. While the museum had only 2 large rooms, it was well worth a visit to see the displayed kimonos and extraordinary looking armour and face plates that had...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Jennifer L
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