Siebold Memorial Museum

Siebold arrived in Japan in 1823 as a doctor for the Dutch East Indies Company. After researching Japan he introduced his findings to Europe. He also opened up the Narutaki School where he taught Western medicine that helped to modernize medicine in Japan.

Siebold and his Wife and Daughter

Siebold was charged as a spy and deported from Japan. After returning to Holland, Siebold worked with the help of the royal family to open Japan to the outside world, channeling his desire to see his wife and daughter. He was able to return to Japan though he would die just four years later.


8 minutes'walk from Shin Nakagawa-Machi Streetcar Stop

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