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Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi Yakumo) Memorial Museum

Travel Guide - Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi Yakumo) Memorial Museum

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Lafcadio Hearn was a British writer who is best known for his writing that introduced Japan to the world in the Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). He is also known as his adopted Japanese name, Koizumi Yakumo.
At the northern end of the Shiomi Nawate is the Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi Yakumo) Memorial Museum and next to it is his former residence. Built in the authentic Japanese tradition, the museum boasts over 1,000 display items, including 200 of Hearn's most treasured belongings, such as his writing desk, tobacco pipe, manuscripts, and even the suit he wore on arrival to Matsue in 1890. Of the many interesting his possessions on display behind glass, there are stack of Japanese newspapers on which Hearn had written simple words and phrases to teach his son English.
The museum has an English brochure and map showing various points of interest around the town mentioned in his writings.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:30 - 18:30 (April – September)
  • 8:30 – 17:00 (October – March)

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 300 yen (General, Adult)
  • 150 yen (Child)
  • 150 yen (non-Japanese tourist)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 18 minutes from JR Matsue Station by Lakeline bus. Get off at Koizumi Yakumo Kinenkan-mae Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 322, Okudanicho, Matsue-shi, Shimane, 690-0872

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Wafuku @Wafuku_me - 2018-12-17
Kimono rental and kimono dressing, Hair set (with hair ornament)+ Snap shot.[and small gifts for you]
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Nuria Queralt @nqueralt - 2018-12-16
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Ermin Gerald D'Cruz @Ermin_Gerald - 2018-12-15
Attended an Informative Session at the Open Source Lab,Matsue with other Indians who reside in the Sanin region of… https://t.co/sE2liFjfK8
yo yehudi🏳️‍🌈🇪🇺 @yoyehudi - 2018-12-14
A shrine on the mount near Matsue Castle, from my run this morning. Japan sure knows how to do beautiful https://t.co/pB30zuTv1c
Wafuku @Wafuku_me - 2018-12-13
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Mario @Go_Mario - 2018-12-12
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Memristors @memristors - 2018-12-12
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Phantoms Foundation @PhantomsNet - 2018-12-12
RT @RPGRconf: SAVE THE DAY:
@RPGRconf 2019 announced in #Matsue (Japan)
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RPGR2019 @RPGRconf - 2018-12-12
SAVE THE DAY:
@RPGRconf 2019 announced in #Matsue (Japan)
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RYOKO @hilolryoko - 2018-12-11
very cute penguin :D 🥰🥰🥰
Matsue Vogel Park
Matsue city, Shimane prefecture,Japan https://t.co/1ca5kxnCt6
Kristen Abroad @kristenabroad - 2018-12-11
Youll go for the castle but there is so much to see and do in Matsue. https://t.co/CCOhCGm7FP https://t.co/PpmSIgGxyU
Salvador Capella-Gutierrez @sj_capella - 2018-12-10
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INB @INB_Official - 2018-12-10
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RD-Connect @ConnectRD - 2018-12-10
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cnag-crg @cnag_eu - 2018-12-10
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Cristina Rodríguez @crisrugn - 2018-12-10
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Gisele Bonne @BonneGisele - 2018-12-10
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Leslie Matalonga @LeslieMatalonga - 2018-12-09
RT @SteveLaurie42: Delighted to be in Japan for the first time, to participate in #biohack18 in Matsue, and explain the work done by the @…
Soichi Ogishima @ogishima - 2018-12-09
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yo yehudi🏳️‍🌈🇪🇺 @yoyehudi - 2018-12-09
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Steve Laurie @SteveLaurie42 - 2018-12-09
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yo yehudi🏳️‍🌈🇪🇺 @yoyehudi - 2018-12-09
.@tktym is introducing #biohack18 in Matsue. Early biohackathons were arranged by @obf_news, and recently they've b… https://t.co/LntZbWLwip
Kazutoshi Tsuda @tsudakazutoshi - 2018-12-08
On my way to the BioHackathon 2018 @biohackathon #biohack18 in Matsue, Japan! https://t.co/I6e6bes56P
laura l. sweet @lauralsweet - 2018-12-07
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