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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


Ozball @Ozball - 2021-01-09
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Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2020-12-23
For the 1st time in Kansai, and in Koiso’s hometown of Kobe, you can see Ono’s collection in its entirety and appre… https://t.co/W6lRTCOtrV
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2020-12-23
Kobe Artists Museum
2-9-1 Koyo-cho Naka, Higashinada Ward, Kobe

Adult, 1000 yen
College & 65+, 5… https://t.co/6uAwCcovo6
Mark Chaplain @MarkAJChaplain - 2020-12-03
Feast of St Francis Xavier
Ora pro nobis

[ Portrait of St Francis Xavier, unknown Japanese artist, early 160… https://t.co/X9LUsVq6md
S.P.A. @TheRealSPA - 2020-12-03
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OUR HOUSE Grief @ourhousegrief - 2020-10-28
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Pam Bajaj @PamKBajaj - 2020-10-05

As this year marks the 75th year of the end of World War II, sculptures & paintings of stu… https://t.co/NvjHDk0733
Josep Bautista Photo @JosepBautistaPh - 2020-07-14
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🎨 Emperor and Kings on Horseback
🎨 The Western Kings on Horseback

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Kobe Keizai News @Kobe_Keizai_Eng - 2020-07-05
Kobe city holds night event of strings quartet at Kobe City Museum -29 Jun 2020
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Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2020-06-23
Exhibition for the 120th birth anniversary of watercolor artist Hirosuke Bessha

Born in 1900 in Kobe’s Hyogo Ward,… https://t.co/xKw9l1X9ez
Pam Bajaj @PamKBajaj - 2020-06-09

Residing in a cosmopolitan city like Kobe, it's a wonder how the city started out! Kobe Ci… https://t.co/wUi9pic1Nt
Pam Bajaj @PamKBajaj - 2020-06-01

Lately museums are my safe areas to wander around.
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Shigenobu Fujioka @nobufujioka - 2020-05-31
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Pam Bajaj @PamKBajaj - 2020-05-25

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李莓鈴 Li Meiling @Son_Of_NIPPON - 2020-05-14
@lch20120068 There is a 'Sun Yat-sen Memorial Museum' near my city, Kobe. The museum exhibits materials related to… https://t.co/ZPxSROJzAr
李莓鈴 Li Meiling @Son_Of_NIPPON - 2020-05-14
@lch20120068 There is a 'Sun Yat-sen Memorial Museum' near my city, Kobe. The museum exhibits materials related to… https://t.co/ZPxSROJzAr
李莓鈴 Li Meiling @Son_Of_NIPPON - 2020-05-14
@lch20120068 There is a 'Sun Yat-sen Memorial Museum' near my city, Kobe. The museum exhibits materials related to… https://t.co/ZPxSROJzAr
李莓鈴 Li Meiling @Son_Of_NIPPON - 2020-05-14
@lch20120068 There is a 'Sun Yat-sen Memorial Museum' near my city, Kobe. The museum exhibits materials related to… https://t.co/ZPxSROJzAr
Kobe_City @kobecityPR - 2020-04-15
“BE KOBE” Monument in Meriken Park
“BE KOBE” Monument in Port Island Shiosai Park
Meriken Park grounds
F… https://t.co/4v4cIkWZTk
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Maxwell Oppenheimer @MaxwellOppenhe3 - 2020-03-03
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Darique 😈 @KeeseyMontana - 2020-02-26
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Museum of the City of NY @MuseumofCityNY - 2020-02-26
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Kapo @KapoAkatsuki - 2020-02-23
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Onesecondname @Onesecondname - 2020-02-07
@RobertaByTheSea I loved it so much. A few days ago, I saw this too. Knowing my city, we'll have a Kobe museum even… https://t.co/u42RliHVGg
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