Siebold Memorial Museum, Nagasaki

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#16 of 45 in Museums in Nagasaki
Siebold Memorial Museum (シーボルト記念館, Shīboruto Kinenkan) was opened in Nagasaki city in 1989 in honour of Philipp Franz von Siebold's great contributions to the development of modern science in Japan. The building is modeled on his former house in Leiden and is located next to the site of his original clinic and boarding school known as Narutaki Juku.


The museum displays 206 items classified into six categories describing Von Siebold's six-year stay in Nagasaki, the so-called "Siebold incident", and his great life work on Japan. It also exhibits his family tree and items about his beloved Japanese girlfriend Taki and their daughter Ine, who eventually became Japan's first female doctor.
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  • I visited the Sieboldhuis Japan Museum in Leiden in 2016 and learnt a lot about von Siebold and his significant contributions to bringing the study of western medicine and science to Japan during the....  more »
  • The museum was constructed in 1989 as a tribute to Dr Philip F von Siebold by the City of Nagasaki. The building is a replica of the original house built for Dr Seibold who is famous for his...  more »
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  • Small museum at a very nice place! Most of the displayed text is in Japanese, but leaflets are available in several European languages, including German and Dutch.
  • Nice interesting museum about a fascinating man.

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