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Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum

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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
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
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3-1-1 Omoromachi, Naha 900-0006, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-941-8200
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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

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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.

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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.

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

1  Thank sm0508
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
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
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

Thank backpacker31
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

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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
17 July 2015|
Response from wendy m | Reviewed this property |
Naha has city busses and an excellent Monorail system which stops walking distance from most attractions. The cabs are also very reasonable.