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How can I learn about the Meiji period?

Learn the Rich History of Yokohama, Japan at Family-Friendly Museum

Fun and Educational experience at Yokohama Museum

The Yokohama Kaiko Shiryokan (Yokohama Archives of History) is a museum in Yokohama, dedicated entirely to the opening of the port city of Yokohama to Western trade in 1859. This was an important event which led to the collapse of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1868, marking the end of the Edo Period and the beginning of the Meiji Period. Entrance is only 200 yen for an adult and this museum will allow you to learn more about the Meiji Period from an interesting perspective, focusing on Yokohama and the beginning of the Meiji Period.

by GenS

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