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Not far (walking distance is about 15 minutes?) from the Yokohama Cruise Terminal you will find this little museum. An English speaking staff spent the whole morning with just the two of us explaining each display. Her English was excellent. The museum explains Japanese migration...More
Happened to be walking by and decided to see what it was all about. It actually was a very well thought out museum on the emigration of Japanese to the United States and other countries in the Americas from the second half of the nineteenth...More
This museum attempts to tell the story of the over 2.5 million Japanese who left their homeland to settle in Hawaii, and North, Central, and South America. Yokohama was the last port from which ships sailed on their way to America and, for example, appears...More
This museum had displays, pictures, and life stories of those who migrated from Yokohama to North, South America and Hawaii. It was well done and very interesting as my family also migrated from Yokohama to Los Angeles in 1960. The docent was so kind to...More
Exhibition in museum are average but people working there are extra kind and makes this place more interesting. There are free guide. Special thanks to one old Sir for telling us His history when He was working for Emigration center.
This was a small but fascinating museum about the migration of Japanese to South America and the US. The curators have done a wonderful job of telling personal stories using mementos and letters. The museum is free and very accessible to English-reading tourists. Highly recommended...More
An absorbing hour can be spent here for those interested in finding out why there are fairly large Japanese communities in North and South America. It was noteworthy that these emigres were mainly poor students who intended to return home and sent home money. However...More
This museum tells the story of the Japanese who emigrated to other lands, most particularly the US and South American countries, after the opening of Japan with the Meiji restoration.
Some of the experiences related will be familiar to anyone whose ancestors emigrated to the...More
The JICA Museum is particular important if you have parents, grandparents, or great grandparents who left Japan to start a new life in another country. The focus is mainly in North and South America immigration. There are pictures, documents, personal objects, representation on how they...More
The people on duty were friendly and helpful. Some of the exhibits were somewhat interesting. However, this museum is something that you can finish in 20 minutes and hence I would say that you should go only if you are also going to the Cup...More