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Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum

3-1-1 Omoromachi, Naha 900-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-941-8200
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Good for a couple hour to educate and explore Okinawa history. There are museum history and art. The place well organize

Place very well organized. It show history, art, free parking lot and many design stuff in Japanese... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
kwaik2016
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Great insight into history of Okinawa

I didn't go with much expectation however at the end of the visit, i was truly enlightened and... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
sm0508
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3-1-1 Omoromachi, Naha 900-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Good picture of the history, crafts and people of Okinawa. Lots to learn. The audio guide, free with the purchase included, includes several languages including: English, Chinese, Korean and Spanish. I would recommend bringing the Yu Rail Day Pass, if previously purchased, as it will...More

Thank Sebastian N
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Before coming to Okinawa, all I knew about it was beaches and war. After spending more than two hours educating myself thanks to this most comprehensive and informative museum, I can now say there is so much more to this small island prefecture. The museum’s...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

They have a kids interactive area which is really good. Kids can really experience a bit of Okinawa in here. Great place to also learn the history of Okinawa, my girl fell asleep while we walked through it, but it was very informative and interesting...More

Thank Grace L
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The museum has a clear audio tour in English that has some roughly 40 stops. You can listen to them all in order or skip to what you find most interesting. This is a great place to familiarize yourself with the history and culture of...More

Thank Justin K
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It was a surprise to learn that I could get a discount with my monorail 1-day pass (from ¥410 to ¥330). The Museum has an extensive range of exhibits on the development of Okinawa especially on its flora and fauna. The entrance of the history...More

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Response from Iva H | Reviewed this property |
First, before the direct answer, I tried to provide the url for the museum but that fails to comply with TripAdvisor security guidelines. Please reach the site through your own efforts. Secondly, Commencing 25 Oct... More
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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.
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