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Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum

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Address: 2-3 Jonai, Ogurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813 , Fukuoka Prefecture
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Great Japanese Writer.

The museum commerates Matsumoto Seicho who was one of Japan's great writers. His extensive works include mystery and historical novels and ancient and modern Japanese history.

Reviewed 4 January 2013
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

A good little memorial to a writer who is obviously big in Japan and important to Kitakyushu as well, As with all Japanese museums we visited the design of the place was great. Worth doing a bit of background reading on Seicho tho' to get best out of a visit.

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Reviewed 13 July 2013

It's a museum dedicated to Matsumoto Seicho - a prolific crime fiction writer. If you're not familiar with him, this might not be such a worthwhile trip, especially if you don't know Japanese. The museum hands out english pamphlets on request, but the exhibit is in Japanese. There is also a film viewing room, where one screening is about an... More 

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Reviewed 4 January 2013

The museum commerates Matsumoto Seicho who was one of Japan's great writers. His extensive works include mystery and historical novels and ancient and modern Japanese history.

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