Nestled on the second floor of the JIC (Japan Interior Center) Building, is a miscellaneous collection of Japanese furniture, ... More
Nestled on the second floor of the JIC (Japan Interior Center) Building, is a miscellaneous collection of Japanese furniture, mainly from the Edo period. But there is more--where else can one see merchant, medicine and stair chests sharing a room with 18th century American colonial furniture? Look for an example of a wheeled chest used to transport belongings in a hurry during one of Tokyo's fires. Notorious for blocking the main escape routes, these chests were banned from the city. Furniture in miniature is also on view here.
A great place for fans of steam locomotives, six of which are still in operation. The museum was opened in
1972 on the hundredth anniversary of the first railways in Japan. You can climb up into the cabs of ...
The Science Museum promises lots of hands on activities for budding Einsteins and Hawkings, plus a nice introduction to Hiroshima's
traditional cultural attractions. Parents will also appreciate it as a creative place for the average child to burn off ...
Associated with the anti war principles of Ritsumeikan University, this museum's objective is to explain the cause and realities of
war in order to promote peace. Films, simulation devices (e.g. The Plan to Drop the Atomic Bomb on Kyoto), ...