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The Exhibition of SAMURAI

START: Sep 7, 2019 END: Nov 4, 2019

Traditional Japanese weapons were not viewed merely as battle tools; these swords and armor embody the spirit of Japanese artistry. This exhibition showcases 150 exemplary pieces of armor, swords, documents, and other items from between the turbulent 11th and 17th centuries. Each weapon shows masterful craftsmanship which has been refined over the years, and over half of these items are National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties!

• 9/7 (Sat.) ~ 11/4 (Mon., hol.)
• 9:30~17:30 (last entry: 17:00),
• Closed: Mon. (if Mon., falls on a holiday, the museum will be open and closed the next day.)
• Adv. (available at Lawson, Ticket Pia, and more): adult ¥1,300, HS and college student ¥700, Door: adult ¥1,500, HS and college student ¥900, under JHS: free
• ¥200 discount for overseas visitors & foreign residents (present your passport or ID)
• Fukuoka City Museum
3-1-1 Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
092-845-5011
https://samurai2019.jp/

National Treasure – Heshikiri-Hasebe (katana long sword), Fukuoka City Museum

National Treasure – Kosetsu Samoji (tachi long sword), Fukuyama Museum of Art (Komatsu Yasuhiro Collection)

Important Cultural Property- Domaru Armor with lacing of dark blue thread, Hayashibara Museum of Art

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Published: Sep 2, 2019 / Last Updated: Sep 11, 2019

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