Tokushima Prefectural Museum

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Tokushima Prefectural Museum
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Tokushima Prefectural Museum
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AddressBunka-no-mori Park, Hachiman-chō
Town or city Tokushima, Tokushima Prefecture
Country Japan
Coordinates 34°2′23″N134°31′34″E / 34.03972°N 134.52611°E / 34.03972; 134.52611

Tokushima Prefectural Museum (徳島県立博物館, Tokushima Kenritsu Hakubutsukan) is a prefectural museum in Tokushima, Japan, dedicated to the nature, archaeology, history, folklore, and art of Tokushima Prefecture. It first opened in 1959 and reopened in new premises in 1990. [1]


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  1. 博物館の誕生 [Birth of the Museum] (in Japanese). Tokushima Prefectural Museum. Retrieved 27 June 2012.