Hakata Machiya Folk Museum (Furusato-kan)

Travel Guide - Hakata Machiya Folk Museum (Furusato-kan)

Information

Located just in front of Kushida Shrine, the museum presents the life and times of the people of Hakata during the Meiji (1868 – 1912) and Taisho (1912 – 1926) Eras.
You can learn the history of Hakata at the Exhibition Hall.
Also you can see the video presentations of the Yamakasa Festival.
At the Machiya Hall, you can see the real old residence and factory where craftspeople lived and worked.
The souvenir shop sells a comprehensive range of local crafts.

Opening Hours

  • 10:00 - 18:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

Closed

  • December 29 – 31

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Gion Station on the Fukuoka City Subway Kuko Line (K10)

Address / Location

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