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Kobe City Museum

Travel Guide - Kobe City Museum


The exhibits of Kobe City Museum feature the archaeology and history of Kobe city. The museum also houses a fine collection of the 16th to the 17th century Japanese paintings and art objects with Portuguese and Spanish influences (Namban Art), Kohmoh or Dutch influenced Art from the 17th to the 19th centuries, and old maps.
The museum's neoclassical architecture building was originally constructed in 1935 as the Kobe branch of Yokohama Specie Bank.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 - 17:30 *admission until 16:30


  • No closing days
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • General exhibition: 200 yen (General, Adult)
  • General exhibition: 150 yen (Student)
  • General exhibition: 100 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Sannomiya Station on the JR lines, Seishin-Yamate Line (S03) or Port Liner (P01)
  • 10 minutes walk from Hanshin Sannomiya Station on the Hanshin Main Line
  • 10 minutes walk from Hankyu Sannomiya Station on the Hankyu Kobe Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 24, Kyomachi, Chuo-ku Kobe-shi, Hyogo, 650-0034


Craig Ansibin @craigansibin - 2020-01-12
The Port of Kobe It is home to some of the city's more iconic contemporary architecture such as the red Kobe Port T… https://t.co/GIW27gs1Rx
The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2019-12-28
'Chronicling Architecture and Society: The 400-Year History of Takenaka Corporation' at the Kobe City Museum https://t.co/ZAUevsn03D
Yasu Matsuda (KOBE PRECIOUS PEARL & CO., LTD.) @pearls_japan - 2019-12-23
Akoya pearl baroque shape long necklaces and earrings in white and natural grey color are selling at Kobe city muse… https://t.co/B1mqenSIK1
Pam Bajaj @PamKBajaj - 2019-12-20

Beautiful #hand-drawn #blueprint #designs from a #competition (held decades ago for a new… https://t.co/pwaI79NPGH
Kapo @KapoAkatsuki - 2019-12-17
@PooChitZa1 PooChitZa san,

Hi, thank you for the compliment. Kobe City Museum had interesting displays about Kobe’s history☆
Kapo @KapoAkatsuki - 2019-12-17
@sandro211 Jack san,

Kobe City Museum was closed for nearly 2 years for renewal and reopened on Novembe… https://t.co/G8NZfBhmiy
Yaşar Okur @yasarokur - 2019-12-17
#Istanbul /#Constantinople as depicted by an unknown Japanese artist from the early Edo Period (early 17th century)… https://t.co/OCdvNsmOPi
the1993 @artorfeed - 2019-12-15
Constantinople as depicted by an unknown Japanese artist from the early Edo Period (early 17th century) from Kobe C… https://t.co/iQPw1gffYn
The Byzantine Legacy @ByzantineLegacy - 2019-12-14
Constantinople as depicted by an unknown Japanese artist from the early Edo Period (early 17th century)
From Kobe C… https://t.co/PCcN6GAxR1
Kobe Keizai News @Kobe_Keizai_Eng - 2019-12-08
Kobe city museum visitors reach 20,000 after renewal open -29 Nov 2019
#kobecity #kobejp
Pam Bajaj @PamKBajaj - 2019-12-08

'#Pictures of #Twilight' depicting #paintings of #serene #sunset #views are featured now u… https://t.co/5mDfuQ6Qoi
Mark Chaplain @MarkAJChaplain - 2019-12-03
Feast of St Francis Xavier
Ora pro nobis

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Kobe Keizai News @Kobe_Keizai_Eng - 2019-12-01
Kobe Pearl Museum appeals Pearl City Kobe during Kobe Luminarie -24 Nov 2019
#kobecity #kobejp
Ryusei @Kyoto_Sonata - 2019-11-15
@pikuri_ try loads of things :) There's an insect museum on the wall up too (which I haven't been to since I disli… https://t.co/qGqNHFfX0V
Kapo @KapoAkatsuki - 2019-11-12
@sandro211 Jack san,

This is “HAT Kobe”, new town at Eastern Kobe city bay. There is also Hyogo… https://t.co/bmnohy2cxJ
Kobe Keizai News @Kobe_Keizai_Eng - 2019-11-11
(movie) Asuika Kijima appears on fashion show in Kobe City Museum -3 Nov 2019
#kobecity #kobejp
Kobe Keizai News @Kobe_Keizai_Eng - 2019-11-11
(movie) Light up ceremony of Kobe City Museum -2 Nov 2019
#kobecity #kobejp
Kobe Keizai News @Kobe_Keizai_Eng - 2019-11-11
Kobe City Museum opens renewal on 2 Nov -2 Nov 2019
#kobecity #kobejp
Fujiwara Consultant @Fujiwara999 - 2019-11-08
Fujiwara Japanese consultant visited Hiroshima city and museum for Japan culture and educational tour
We also vis… https://t.co/UCmofnz8ez
Masa Ozawa @exodus51jp - 2019-11-04
@figaar_ I once went to see the peace memorial museum at Hiroshima and the genbaku dome. That’s all. But America bo… https://t.co/ACQ1663tHm
Kaz @Arthunix - 2019-10-26
I then wandered out to go to the Kobe city museum. The streets really felt like I was back in Toronto. https://t.co/DLPiCBZ643
Paul Watts @paulwatts003 - 2019-10-04
Back at the hotel now. But what a lovely city Kobe is. Fascinating history. I hoped to learn more but the museum is… https://t.co/xRTajGG8AI
Alasdair Reid @AlasdairReid3 - 2019-10-03
Fascinating visit to the Kobe carpentry museum where the staff have marked the presence of Scotland in the city wit… https://t.co/sZ2T5jDlHs
88moshi @88moshimoshi8 - 2019-09-29
@ValaAfshar @kotamama318 We can touch and try these techniques at The Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum , Kobe city ,… https://t.co/e7XIr1fube
Kobe Keizai News @Kobe_Keizai_Eng - 2019-08-27
Kobe mayor Hisamoto to activate night-time econ with expanding open time of Kobe City Museum on Saturday -22 Aug 2… https://t.co/KNf7T638oe
Josep Bautista Photo @JosepBautistaPh - 2019-08-11
[NEW VIDEO] Episode 8 of our 'Andiamo Japan' trip. My dad had this wish of eating Kobe beef in the city, and wante… https://t.co/59OYSdTH0j
tome*2 @touchdownSP - 2019-07-28
@kennyho3721 UCC coffee museum (Japan's only coffee museum!) is located in Kobe city, Hyogo prefecture.

I'm sure c… https://t.co/amAryCplpI
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2019-06-20
3rd Kobe Disabled Art Festa: HUG+ Exhibition 2019
The #Kobe #Disabled #Art Festa was begun in order to showcase art… https://t.co/iLluuH38Kr
よく計算間違える町工場マン @NNamatamagoha - 2019-05-30
@RaminNasibov Kobe city koiso memorial museum of art.(hyogo,japan) https://t.co/NVElV60LdB
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2019-05-17
May 19 (3rd Sunday of every month)
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kobe City Koiso Memorial Museum of Art
5-7 Koyoc… https://t.co/xn5n26LETH


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