Hakata Machiya Folk Museum is a humble structure dedicated to feature and introduce the great cultures of the Hakata people, mainly preserves their way of life on Meiji Era.
The collections are spread in three machiya (traditional folk houses), displaying displays of traditional Hakata culture, festivals, textile, dolls, other crafts, and performing arts, as well as recordings of impenetrable Hakata-ben (dialect).
The museum is opposite to Kushida jinja, a shrine that stuns with its ginkgo trees on its entrance.
The museum is 15-minute away from JR Hakata Station. Alternatively, from Gion Station, you can take bust bound for the Canal-city-Hakata bus stop.
The museum is open from 10:00-18:00 (last entry is 30 minutes before the closing time), and not operational from December 29-December 31.
Admission costs 200 yen, and 150 yen each for a group of 20. Elementary and Junior Students are Free. Entry to the Machiya Hall and souvenir shop is free.
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