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Toyota Tecno Museum

Toyota Tecno Museum, or to give it its full name; Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology (bit of a mouthful) is a museum in Nagoya charting the rise of the Toyoda family (that’s not a spelling mistake)  :) Sakichi … Continue reading

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The House of Hanaoka Seishu

Hanaoka Seishu was a Japanese surgeon during the Edo period, he pioneered Western surgery techniques in Japan and is thought to be the first person to perform surgery using a general anesthesia. His house in his hometown of Naga-cho, Kinokawa, … Continue reading

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Osaka Museum of Housing and Living: Konjyakukan

The museum of housing and living in Osaka is a small(ish) museum housed inside an office building on a couple of floors. The museum is interesting in that it focuses particularly on housing and living through the ages in Osaka, … Continue reading

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