Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum

Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum
General information
Address 8-2 Kasuga-chō
Town or city Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Country Japan
Coordinates 34°10′57″N 131°28′22″E / 34.18250°N 131.47278°E / 34.18250; 131.47278Coordinates: 34°10′57″N 131°28′22″E / 34.18250°N 131.47278°E / 34.18250; 131.47278
Opened 1912

Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum (山口県立山口博物館 Yamaguchi Kenritsu Yamaguchi Hakubutsukan) is a prefectural museum in Yamaguchi, Japan, dedicated to the natural history and history of Yamaguchi Prefecture. It also has displays relating to science, technology, and astronomy.[1] The museum opened as the Bōchō Educational Museum in 1912 and moved to its present location in 1917, reopening as the Yamaguchi Prefectural Educational Museum.[1] The current building dates to 1967.[2] The museum celebrated its one hundredth anniversary in 2012.[3]

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