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]For a crash course on everything a warrior samurai wore and used in battle, this is the place to go. One-hour guided tours, departing about every 15 minutes and conducted in English, visit various rooms of the museum, with explanations on helmets, masks, armor, swords, matchlocks, and more. You’ll learn about the samurai fighting spirit and code of honor; the different types of swords (like the sword made specifically to slash a horse’s legs to bring it down); heavy armor that it took at least 20 minutes just to put it on; and samurai sons, who started training at age 5 and were ready to join battlefields by the time they reached 15. Included in the tour are samurai gear and kimono you can try on for photographs with your own camera. I find admission fees rather high, but there’s no question this museum is popular.