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Philatelic Museum

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Address: 1-4-23 Mejiro, Toshima 171-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
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Philatelic Museum Mejiro Toshima Tokyo Stamp collecting Japanese style 2016 This small museum is located just a few short stops away from the centre of Tokyo on the JR... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Paul T
Wales, United Kingdom
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Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Philatelic Museum Mejiro Toshima Tokyo Stamp collecting Japanese style 2016 This small museum is located just a few short stops away from the centre of Tokyo on the JR Yamanote line the circular rail line that links all the public transport systems that so efficiently service this bustling metropolis, and only a very short walk from the station. It is... More 

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This philatelic museum has lots of themes, countries stamps collection! I had a wonderful and delighted afternoon to browsing those beautiful stamps there. And you can have special postmark at the small post office counter near the entrance, It's great tourist spot for collectors

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

It's 10 minutes walk away from the Mejiro Station on the JR Yamanote Line. Lovely little station, lovely little museum. The most fascinating thing about this museum is that it's both professional and very close to the public. Stamp collections from Japan and abroad are frequently reorganized for interesting topics. For example, when my wife and I visited in February,... More 

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