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Shirahama Marine Museum

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Address: 628-1 Shirahamacho Shirahama, Minamiboso 295-0102, Chiba Prefecture
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+81 470-38-4551
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Fri - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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With great thoughts of "maritime nation Japan", it was opened en...

With great thoughts of "maritime nation Japan", it was opened en 1965 what Yanagi Yasoichi and his wife have collection as private museum of Japanese-style building. It is a museum in a unique who can to feel the heart to our predecessors of the sea up to the Taisho era from Edo. In particular,the Boso Peninsula birthplace of big fish catch Japanese coat Maiwai is a must-see.

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Maiwai museum

"Maiwai" is a kind of Japanese traditional KIMONO clothes. Traditional fisherman got this KIMONO as a prize of big catch especially in BOSO peninsula, CHIBA pref, Japan. This... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 December 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I thought it was very interesting. They display a special kimono called "Maiwai" that was worn and gifted to others when the fishermen made a big catch. The kimono is beautiful and they cliam they have one of the best collection in this region. The museum is own individually and they will explain to you about the display on a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

"Maiwai" is a kind of Japanese traditional KIMONO clothes. Traditional fisherman got this KIMONO as a prize of big catch especially in BOSO peninsula, CHIBA pref, Japan. This museum isn't so big, but I heard that it has the largest number of Maiwai clothes in Japan. The museum guide was so kind, she knew a lot of things about Maiwai... More 

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