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Momotaro No Karakuri Hakubutsukan

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A funny childhood moment

A little museum about Momotaro, the little boy from Japanese tales. This is mostly for kids, but as... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Helcanen
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Brussels, Belgium
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This quaint little museum is, once you've found it, a triumph of love over glitz and glamour. You... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2015
flathead53
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 Apr 2017
“A funny childhood moment”
26 Dec 2015
“Strange little " museum" dedicated to Momotaro (peach boy folktale)”
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5-11 Honmachi, Kurashiki 710-0054, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A little museum about Momotaro, the little boy from Japanese tales. This is mostly for kids, but as it's part of Japan, it was nice to see once. The staff was funny, asking you to try some of the activities and taking pictures of you...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2015

This is really a collection of anything related to the famous folktale, rather old, dusty but still somehow managing to stay open. Not worth the admission charge unless you want to support the local economy and the eccentric man who enthusiastically shows you a number...More

Thank Catbird28
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is a very peculiar museum in the Bikan Historical Quarter, paying homage to folklore sweetheart Momotarou. If you come here, it is assumed that you have some basic knowledge of the tale, because the Museum does not offer any explanation whatsoever. It basically houses...More

Thank joikamiru
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here. The story of Peach Boy was a favorite of my family growing up, and the museum does a wonderful job of making Peach Boy and his adventures come to life via multiple small, interactive exhibits. There are artifacts on...More

1  Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This quaint little museum is, once you've found it, a triumph of love over glitz and glamour. You have to look carefully even when you are standing outside the front door as the only sign in English is small and not always displayed to its...More

Thank flathead53
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We needed to get out of the rain so popped in to this very Japanese "museum". Others have said it is aimed at children, but there seemed to be plenty of people of all ages getting a good deal,of mirth out of it. I now...More

Thank YorkshireUKtraveller
Reviewed 28 February 2013

In this museum you can view several Momotaro-themed visual illusions. We thought most were hilarious and great fun, but they were clearly aimed towards children. It's worth visiting if you have time to spare and want to see an edible flute.

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