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Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum

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Well Organized and Bright

My wife, daughter and I toured both the Historical and Art museums with interest. Their books in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Largest museum in Okinawa

Largest museum, 2 different spaces > art and history. Good place to visit for a rainy day. mainly... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Nago, Japan
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3-1-1 Omoromachi, Naha 900-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-941-8200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to learn about the history of Okinawa, I didnt check out the art wing, but the historical museum was very interesting. I was there for about an hour or so and I could have been there longer. Reserve about 2-3...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, daughter and I toured both the Historical and Art museums with interest. Their books in kanji from 19th century depicting the types of people and workers in Okinawa in great detail were fascinating. It gave a feel for their works and lifestyles and...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2018

I will put it 3.5 to 4 stars. Decent exhibits on the natural and anthropological history of Okinawa. Art exhibition mainly featured print making works (did not go for the special exhibitions). A good raining day suggestion.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Largest museum, 2 different spaces > art and history. Good place to visit for a rainy day. mainly okinawan and japanese artists

Thank josearribart
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Had to go to the museum while I was in Okinawa, coz I feel like the visit isn't complete without checking out the zoos and museums in any place when visiting a new town/city/country. Quite a nice place to walk about.

1  Thank ionsis
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Place very well organized. It show history, art, free parking lot and many design stuff in Japanese style. Good to visit for couple hours.

1  Thank kwaik2016
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I didn't go with much expectation however at the end of the visit, i was truly enlightened and provided great insight into the history of Okinawa - you wouldn't know what this cluster of islands have gone thru if not for the documented artifacts. Truly...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The Okinawa Prefecture museum is a must see site if you want to learn about the natural and cultural history of Okinawa. Especially significant is learning about the overthrow of the original Ryuku kingdom by the Japanese in the late1800's and the forced culturalization of...More

1  Thank Mid60sCouple
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I ended up spending all day here. You start at prehistoric Okinawa and the path leads you all the way through the history of the Island and the war and finally to modern Okinawa. You look at things in a different way when you leave....More

1  Thank OkiFan
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We spent about 2-3 hours in the Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum. Most of the time was spent going through the Prefectural collection. It's very thorough, and interesting. There are audio guides available in English, though it was a bit confusing as to which...More

1  Thank Eva Q
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Naha has city busses and an excellent Monorail system which stops walking distance from most attractions. The cabs are also very reasonable.