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Field Trip Museums Japan

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In the slipstream of the ICOM General Conference in Kyoto, EXARC organises a field trip to museums in Japan. Costs are estimated on 1,200 EUR, which includes:

# train to Nagasaki and back
# 3 days subsistence and 3 nights in hotels
#A minibus with driver and a interpreter Japanese-English

Day 1: Thursday 5 September

Morning: train from Kyoto to Nagasaki
Afternoon: Visit to the Dejima Museum, the restored Dutch Cemetery, Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture
Night in Nagasaki

Day 2: Friday 6 September
By bus via Arita to Hirado
Visit to Arita – Kyushu Ceramic Museum, Creative Residency in Arita, Kakiemon Kiln, etc
Early evening: arrival in Hirado
Night in Hirado

Day 3: Saturday 7 September
Visit to the Matsura Historical Museum, Hirado Dutch Trade Post, and other shared heritage related sites
- Presentation about the Dutch Trade Post Heritage Network by representatives of Hirado and Dejima
Bus to Fukuoka
Night in Fukuoka

Dag 4: Sunday 8 September
Visit to and presentations by the Kyushu National Museum
Possible visit to the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine
Travel back by train to Kyoto
Night in Kyoto

Day 5: Monday 9 September
Return flight to Europe

Contact Info

Interested? Contact Dr Paardekooper: