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Sendai City Museum

Closes in 18 min: 09:00 - 16:45
Open today: 09:00 - 16:45
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History of Sendai and the Date Clan

Many more exhibits and much cheaper than the museum on top of the castle site. I used to volunteer... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Justin V
To Learn about the Sendai Region from Ancient Days to Present

After visiting the Miyagi Museum of Art, we took a short cab ride (about 3 minutes, JPY670 or about... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Vancouver, Canada
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8 May 2018
“History of Sendai and the Date Clan”
27 Jun 2018
“Modern and interesting”
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26 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0862, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We were approached by an English-speaking docent, who gave the two of us a personal tour of some of the highlights of this excellent museum. We caught the subway and walked about 10-15 minutes through the campus of a conference center. After we were done,...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Many more exhibits and much cheaper than the museum on top of the castle site. I used to volunteer here so I can promise there are are some very important historical artifacts in a great variety. However, most exhibits are are displayed the same way...More

Thank Justin V
Reviewed 12 May 2017

After visiting the Miyagi Museum of Art, we took a short cab ride (about 3 minutes, JPY670 or about US$6) to Sendai City Museum. We could have reached there by walking for about 15 minutes to the south, but we were lazy. This is a...More

1  Thank Chuzaa
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I accompanied my husband on a business trip to Sendai, and had the excellent fortune to visit this museum with a small group. We had an English-speaking guide, who explained some things to us. I had a great time learning a little more about Japanese...More

1  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It's worth while seeing and gives good history of Sendai and brief overall history from stone age to present as well.

Thank Kai N
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great museum with the timeline history of Sendai. Almost all exhibits are in Japanese and English. Very informative and great exhibits. The admission price is very reasonable (400 yen) and well worth it.

Thank ON-North
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The exhibit on Egypt was very well organized, and the audio tour was very helpful. The museum staff was helpful in making the tour work for us.

Thank jerrygarcia86
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My family enjoyed the museum exhibits. After you go upstairs and pay, there are docents who speak English who are eager to help you interpret the displays and they really were helpful. One lady who spoke with us had lived in the US, so it...More

Thank cyberaamaa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The regular exhibits focus on the city's history. There's good English audio guide available so remember to get one. Behind the museum is a small park with some attractions. You can find a path here that leads to the Sendai Castle.

1  Thank Yew Hong N
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I arrived in Sendai very early so I hiked to Aoba castle then visited the museum on the way back to the city. Enjoyed the Egypt exhibit. Most of the exhibits are detailed in Japanese. I was fortunate that they had audio devices in English....More

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