Hayashi Fumiko Memorial Room

Hayashi Fumiko Memorial Room

Introducing the life of Hayashi Fumiko, the author of the famous Japanese novel Horoki (A Wanderer's Notebook)

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This room introduces the life and works of Hayashi Fumiko (December 31, 1903–June 28, 1951), a female writer who produced many works from the early Showa era to the post-WWII era.

Hayashi Fumiko, born in present-day Moji-ku, Kitakyushu City, is famous for her excellent works, including the autobiographical novel Horoki (A Wanderer's Notebook), which was adapted for a play long performed around the country.

This memoriarl room displays about 60 panels showing letters and manuscripts in her own handwriting and about 150 material items. The section displaying a reproduction of her study in her house (present-day Hayashi Fumiko Commemorative Museum run by Shinjuku City, Tokyo) is also a must-see feature.

Address 2nd floor, Former Moji Mitsui Club, 7-1 Minatomachi, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu City
Access Approx. 2 min. on foot from JR Mojiko Station
Tel 093-321-4151 (Mojiko Retro General Information)
Website (in Japanese) 
Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Open daily
Admission Adults - 100 yen; elementary and junior high school students - 50 yen
* The fees shown here also include fees for the Einstein Memorial Room.
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