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Experience Japan and Kitakyushu’s technology at the Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery!

The Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery (Industrial Technology Preservation Center) is the first municipal museum facility in Japan to specialise in technological innovation. Kitakyushu is both the birthplace of the modern steel production in Japan, and one of many industrial cities in the country. Alongside exhibits on this city’s accumulated technology, human resources and knowledge for the way to a brighter tomorrow, the gallery also offers a book/video library, a practical learning area and all sort of seminars and events.

 -Current Exhibits-
The Gallery is currently holding two exhibits. One is a free exhibit showcasing places in Kyushu and Yamaguchi Pref. involved in the Industrial Revolution in Meiji Japan, put forward (as of April 2015) for application to become World Heritage sites. The second, the “World Cultural Heritage Application Support Exhibit ‘The Higashida Story’” requires an admission fee, and centres around the era when one of the above sites in particular, the government-run Yawata Steel Works, was built and began operation.

Exhibit date: April 11th 2015 (Sat) – June 21st (Sun)
Open hours: 9:00 – 19:00 (Sat/Sun/Holidays until 17:00)
Closed every Monday (Except 2nd week of March. Closed March 7th instead)

Contact details:
Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery (Industrial Technology Preservation Center)
TEL: (093) 663-5411

Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery
Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery

Uploader:

International Policy Division,
Planning and Coordination Bureau,
CITY OF KITAKYUSHU
1-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-8501 JAPAN
Tel: 093-582-2146
(International Calling +81-93-582-2146)
Fax: 093-582-2176