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Wear Date Masamune’s Black Lacquer Five-Plate Armor
Become the famous samurai Date Masamune at the history museum!
All year round.
Approximately 1 hour.
Number of Participants
Visitors can experience wearing the Date Masamune’s “Black Lacquer Five-Plate”, which was created by craftsmen who produce armor used for television dramas and movies. Why don’t you experience how armor is worn and feel the actual weight.
You don’t need to prepare or bring any items, just make the reservation by the day before. To try on armor you should be 150cm (4 feet, 11 inches) or taller. (If less than 150cm and still interested, please consult with us)
Up to two people can be dressed simultaneously.
There are two types of armor: actual armor 20kg (44lbs) and replica 10kg (22lbs).
Optional professional photographer shooting (additional 2,000 yen).
You can wear authentic armor. Taking photos and videos is allowed. How would you like to use this special photo for a wedding ceremony message, photo for New Year's cards, or on children's anniversaries, etc.?
|Experience Program Name||Wear Date Masamune’s Black Lacquer Five-Plate Armor|
|Activity Location||Michinoku Date Masamune History Museum|
|Operator Name||Michinoku Date Masamune History Museum|
|Time Required||Approximately 1 hour.|
|Operation Period||All year round.|
|Start Time||Arrive at appointment time. Activity begins after reception process.|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||2people|
|Reservation Deadline||1 days before by 17:00|
|About suspension of the activity||The experience may be canceled due to reasons such as natural disasters.|
Contact by phone or email.
|Important notes regarding participation||150cm or taller.|
|What is included in the price||Armor wearing experience.|
|What is not included in the price||Separate eyepatch (500 yen, tax included).|
Professional photographer (2,000 yen, tax included).
|Method of Payment||Pay by cash, credit card, or electric money on the day.|
|Meeting Spot||13-13 Fugendo, Matsushima, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi-ken 981-0213|
|Meeting Time||Available during museum hours.|
|Access||10-minute walk from Matsushima-Kaigan Station (Senseki Line).|
15-minute walk from Matsushima Station (Tohoku Honsen Line).
5-minute drive from the Sanriku Expressway, Matsushima-Kaigan IC.
25-minute drive from Tohoku Expressway Taiwa.
40-minute drive from Sendai.
Free parking available.
|Facility Information||Restroom, coin lockers.|
|About Guides and Tours||Explanation by staff.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese|
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