Wakayama Prefectural Museum

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Wakayama Prefectural Museum
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General information
Address4-14 Fukiage
Town or cityWakayama, Wakayama Prefecture
Coordinates34°13′28″N 135°10′18″E / 34.22444°N 135.17167°E / 34.22444; 135.17167Coordinates: 34°13′28″N 135°10′18″E / 34.22444°N 135.17167°E / 34.22444; 135.17167
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Wakayama Prefectural Museum (和歌山県立博物館, Wakayama Kenritsu Hakubutsukan) is a museum in Wakayama, Japan. It is one of Japan's many museums which are supported by a prefecture.[1]

The focus of the museum is the history and culture of Wakayama Prefecture. The museum opened in the ninomaru of Wakayama Castle in 1971; adjacent is the Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama.[2]

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  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Museums" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 671-673.
  2. ^ 和歌山県立博物館の概要 [Overview of Wakayama Prefectural Museum] (in Japanese). Wakayama Prefectural Museum. Retrieved 10 July 2012.

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