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Sea Folk Museum

1731-68 Daikichi, Uramuracho, Toba 517-0025, Mie Prefecture
+81 599-32-6006
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Great architecture

Very impressive design. Very small museum tells touching story of locals and the sea. Great... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
immothere
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Kunming, China
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Interesting

An interesting place and worth a visit. Bit out of the way though.

Reviewed 22 November 2011
Mark G
,
Shanghai, China
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The Toba Sea-Folk Museum was founded in 1971 to preserve the knowledge and history of Toba's fishing traditions and culture. We are the only museum in Japan dedicated to understanding the traditions of Toba's fisher-folk and the relationship between man and the sea. For over 40 years the museum has collected and preserved the antique fishing equipment of Mie Prefecture's fishing villages, and researched the traditions and religion of the area's fisher-folk.In 1985 the museum was presented with an award by Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs('important Tangible Cultural Properties') for our collection of 6,879 exhibits about Toba's ancient fishing traditions and antique fishing equipment.
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
14 Mar 2017
“Great architecture”
22 Nov 2011
“Interesting”
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1731-68 Daikichi, Uramuracho, Toba 517-0025, Mie Prefecture
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Very impressive design. Very small museum tells touching story of locals and the sea. Great material combination and view. Building merges into the surroundings.

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Reviewed 22 November 2011

An interesting place and worth a visit. Bit out of the way though.

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Reviewed 8 February 2011

This beautiful museum stretches across a hillside on a cove in 6 buildings. The buildings each feature a different exhibition with lots of material that is easy for English speakers to figure out. We especially enjoyed sitting in on the Nori making class. We also...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile
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