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Shoko Shuseikan


World Heritage, Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution


Shoko Shuseikan Modern Industrial Complex

The museum of the Classics located here exhibits a various of objests related to the Shimazu

family and the Satsuma domain, introducing a Shimazu family tree chart and many other belongings.


  Reflectance furnace foundation

     Base of Reflectance furnace

         Reflectance furnace

The stone buiding which houses the collection has been desighnated on the World Heritage, 

Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution.


       World Heritage

       Shoko Shuseikan

     Shoko Shuseikan entrance 

      Starbucks Coffee

      Satsuma facet factory

     Suzumon gate



General information

Address 9700-1 Yoshino-machi, Kagoshima-city, Kagoshima-prefecture

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kagoshima Chuo Station

40 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima Airport

10 minutes by a vehicle from Sakurajima Ferry port

Open hours 8:30 to 17:30
Admission fee

JPY 1,000

Sengan-en can also be visited

Days closed No closing days


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