Ishigaki City Yaeyama Museum

Ishigaki City Yaeyama Museum information

Ishigaki-jima , Japan
4-1 Tonoshiro
+81 980 82 4712
admission ¥200
Opening hours
9am-5pm Tue-Sun
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This modest museum has exhibits on the culture and history of the island, which are quite well presented with English explanations. Notable among the more typical cultural artefacts: a few informational pages about some of Japan's oldest human remains (estimated, using carbon dating, to be 24,000 years old), discovered on Ishigaki in 2011 during construction of the new airport.