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Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum and residence are next to each other on the same road on the fringe of Matsue Castle,
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Entrance to Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum.
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Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi Yakumo) is one of the most famous foreigners to have lived in Japan. He authored or translated books about Japanese ghost/horror stories ("Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan" and "Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things").
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Entrance to Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum. 小泉八雲記念館
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Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum.
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Pillar of the school where Hearn taught.
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Lafcadio Hearn's hair memorial.
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Lafcadio Hearn relief. Photography was not allowed inside the memorial museum.
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Lafcadio Hearn's former residence is next door to the museum. 小泉八雲旧居
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Inside Lafcadio Hearn's former residence fronting a nice garden.
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View of garden in Lafcadio Hearn's old residence.
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Must've been a pleasant place to live. Very Japanese.
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Byobu folding screen.
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Lafcadio Hearn's desk.
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Lafcadio Hearn's desk was set higher to his face so his nearsighted eyes could see better.
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From here, take the looping bus to the next sight.
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