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Yakusugi Museum

2739-343 Anbo, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4311, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 997-46-3113
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Small but informative

Small museum but very informative. They have little audio guides for people who don't speak or... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2016
marrrmarinah
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Spacious and interesting ....

.... but would have been more interesting with more comprehensive English labelling. There are some... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2015
crookhamcommon
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newbury, berkshire
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9 Jan 2016
“Small but informative”
15 Nov 2015
“Spacious and interesting ....”
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2739-343 Anbo, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4311, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 997-46-3113
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Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Small museum but very informative. They have little audio guides for people who don't speak or understand Japanese. Lovely insight to a beautiful island. There's a cafe near the museum with good food as well!

Thank marrrmarinah
Reviewed 15 November 2015

.... but would have been more interesting with more comprehensive English labelling. There are some great exhibits, and it is well worth looking around. The building itself is beautiful as well.

Thank crookhamcommon
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Awesome context for why and how this island made the World Heritage site list. High quality private audio guides for in depth review/absorption of the various exhibits. Altogether, this is a wonderful tribute to the story of how humans and nature can coexist.

Thank IneffableTrotter
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Very interesting history of the magnificent Cryptomeria Japonica (Japanese cedar) forests and the incredible conservation on Yakushima

Thank blimit
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Give it an hour plus. Most people comes here only to catch the bus to Arakawa trail entrance, but let's give it a try. It's a good place. The entrance fee is 600 yen (which seems steep for such a small museum). You can see...More

Thank Benjawan S
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Gives the background to Yakushima and the forests. Good English language audio guide Takes about 60-90 minutes

Thank PeterMcL
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