Just before midday on 1 September 1923, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck the Kanto region…
Fukagawa Edo Museum
Small museum dedicated to the Edo era with a life-size replica of a Tokyo shitamachi neighborhood from around 1840.
Nippon Maru Sail Training Ship
Sail training ship built in 1930 and now permanently docked in Yokohama harbor as a museum ship with educational programs.
Oya History Museum
A former mining site for Oya Stone which is now a museum
MORI Building Digital Art Museum
A very popular 10,000 square meter digital art museum with light projections that change constantly through computer learning.
D. T. Suzuki Museum
Museum built in memory of the Buddhist philosopher, D. T. Suzuki Museum. Famous for its Water Mirror Garden
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Contemporary art museum that opened in 2004 and is today one of Kanazawa’s key attractions
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Museum in commemoration of those that died in the atomic bombing of Nagasaki
Kawagoe Kurazukuri Museum
Housed in one of the warehouses, this small museum displays the tools used by the merchants and provides a glimpse into life in Kawagoe during the Edo period. Limited amount to see inside, but worth stopping in at as you wander down the street.
Cup Noodles Museum
Museum opened by the Nissin Food Company whose founder, Momofuku Ando, invented the cup noodle.
Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum
Ramen museum built as an indoor reconstruction of a typical Japanese street from 1958 where you can buy ramen from different regions of Japan.
Hachijojima History and Folk Museum
A museum of Hachijo Island that explores the island’s history. The museum is broken into sections that deal…