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Recent Museum Reports and other Info.
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♣ Recent Visit Report on this Section
♥ Visit the “Currency Museum” of Bank of Japan
–—Explore the history of monetary affairs of Japan
Revisited the “Money Museum” of Bank of Japan (BOJ) in, Nihonbashi, Tokyo. The museum is a major learning facility on the Japan’s currency and monetary issues. The historical evolvement of Japanese monetary policies is shown there by various real coins and currencies from ancient times to the present.
♥ Visit Report “Postal Museum” in Tokyo
— Encountered the roots of Postal service in Japan —
The museum was showing the extensive history of postal services of old and new in Japan. See full text…..here.
♥ Visit Report “Photo History Museum” of Fujifilm
—Found hot spot of showing Camera History––
The museum looks relatively small, but it provides unique spot talking about the camera history in Japan as well as shows the series of Fuji-film’s flagship cameras. .
♥ Visit Report of Kamaishi’s “Museum of Iron History”
—Explored the root of modern iron making in Japan—
This museum exhibits abundant materials regarding history of Kamaishi’s ironworks, along with useful information on the Hashino & Ohashi blast furnaces (World Heritages).
♥ Visit to the Mitsubishi Industrial Museum
— Examined the Challenging Technology of Mitsubishi HI today–
It was showing the company’s major leading projects, such as environmental energy, deep sea exploration, aircraft, space and rockets equipment, and so on by real products, models, simulations with systematic way.
♣ Other major visit reports:
Olympus M Nikon M Camera M Silk M Sony
TOTO B.stone Chiba M NRF Egawa Ishikawajima
Dejima Siebold SEIKO Shimoda I-Muse Fuji F
Full Text of Visit Report is coming by Click here.
♥ The Major Japanese Science and Industrial Museums (Tentative- more report will be coming )
♥ Other Industrial Museums previously introduced which have refered in theo “Guide” and “List” of museum in Japan
♣ Time Line View of Japanese Industrial Technology
This Corner shows how Automobile and Electrical Industry developed in Japan with historical viewpoint
The Automotive industry is one of the most important and largest industries in Japan, and it is known in the world of its technology of high quality, safe and energy saving. This corner shows how Japanese automobile industries have developed in history with chronology data..
This corner shows a visual overview of the development of Japanese electric and machinery industry. The illustrated data will outline of the development process of electric and machinery industries in Japan over the decades.
♣ Guide to the Science Museum and Industrial Heritage
This corner shows the major industrial museums and industrial heritages in Japan.
- Industrial Museums
In Japan, there are a considerable number of industrial technology-related museums which are run by private companies and local governments. This section introduce the major Science Museums in Japan and invite you to visit the actual sites.
Recently several Japanese industrial sites are designate by UNESCO as World Industrial Heritages. This corner will introduce these industrial heritages which seem to be important to look over the Japanese modernization process and industrial technology development. (Note: this corner is still preliminary data but plan to expand it in near future)
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