Siebold Memorial Museum
シーボルト記念館 (Siboruto Kinenkan)

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.

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