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Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art

img12_01.jpgThe Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, opened in 1978, is proud to be the sanctuary of art in Yamanashi, and since its establishment has been known worldwide for housing a substantial Millet collection.

Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Literature

img13_01.jpgThe Yamanashi Prefecture Museum of Literature, located next to the Prefectural Art Museum, opened in 1989. With a major diplay about the works of great Meiji-era author Ryunosuke Akutagawa, the museum also features displays about many other important Japanese literary artists--such as Ichiyo Higuchi, known for her work "Nigorie," and Yamanashi-born Dakotsu Iida, one of the most famous modern haiku poets.

Yamanashi Prefectural Museum

img14_01.jpgHave fun learning all about the customs and history of Yamanashi at the Yamanashi Prefectural Museum, which offers various activities to facilitate the exchange of "people, materials, and information."

Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Archaeology

img15_01.jpgEarthenware and stoneware excavated from within the prefecture is on display in this musem, which stands amidst the burial mounds and other relics of Kai Fudoki-no-Oka Park.