Hello Japan - Japan Travel Guide

The Museum of Kyoto

Travel Guide - The Museum of Kyoto

InformationInformation

A number of artists are attracted to Kyoto and choose Kyoto as their art motif. The Museum of Kyoto introduces the history and culture of Kyoto. Its exhibition features paintings by Japanese painters from different modern period of time which show a variety of aspects of Kyoto; Kyoto art and craft masterworks, film and theater exhibits, Kyoto archaeological artifacts, local crafts and more. The museum also has a section of quality shops, restaurants and cafes. The museum was renovated and re-opened in 2011.
The museum's annex building built in 1906 used to be the Bank of Japan Kyoto branch. The building is designated as an important cultural property, and you can enter the building for free.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 19:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Regular exhibition (includes film theater): 500 yen (General, Adult)
  • Regular exhibition (includes film theater): 400 yen (University student)
  • Regular exhibition (includes film theater): Admission Free (Child)
  • Annex building: Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 3 minutes walk from Karasuma-Oike Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K08) or Tozai Line (T13)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 623-1, Higashikatamachi, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8183

TweetsTweets

🐱 kate 💖 @kkxtelyn - 2019-03-26
Tourist stuff! Lots of postcards (Nara, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Nijo Castle) and pins/keychains, especially from Tok… https://t.co/ruAwN7xWlo
Japan Station @JPNStation - 2019-03-25
Kyoto Railway Museum now has its own station. The new station is called Umekoji-Kyotonishi, and it is just a 2 minu… https://t.co/lSBok7VL5h
Kyoto Journal @kyotojournal - 2019-03-25
Kyoto museum solves mystery of who carved ancient statues:The Asahi Shimbun https://t.co/DOOfjNWr2u https://t.co/OR302ypTtS
Martijn Matthijsse @MartijnMatthij1 - 2019-03-25
@aevanko @DjHudkip I am on vacation in Japan right now with my girlfriend. We visited the museum of science in Ueno… https://t.co/NLWDNmHGDA
ダービー @darbyz80 - 2019-03-25
四条烏丸
>6th Army Headquarters at Kyoto, Japan in September 1945 | The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum… https://t.co/capFkkfBm8
Charles von Gaulle @Iridescent - 2019-03-24
The Kyoto Railway Museum has way more children and way fewer weird train nerds than I would have either expected or… https://t.co/W5NukohdmF
Shojieショジ @shojie07 - 2019-03-24
I seriously want to buy drawing tablet and learn using it. I tried in my friend’s ipad but it was difficult for me… https://t.co/Il8CXOSkeN
Yuenan @LogosUsa - 2019-03-24
Kyoto museum solves mystery of who carved ancient statues:The Asahi Shimbun:The Asahi Shimbun https://t.co/Ort36mMNIE
Delete_サブ垢 @delete_vg_sub - 2019-03-23
My favorite places to visit
・Edo-tokyo museum(Tokyo): There are free volunteer guides speak several languages, so I… https://t.co/4Ch8WSgkiO
JAPANING KYOTO INFORMATION CENTER @JapaningKYOTO - 2019-03-23
From 16th of March,2019 JR launched new station in Kyoto called 'UMEKOJI-KYOTO=NISHI' station.
There is 'Umekoji-P… https://t.co/97x6pD7GXo
UNO-Japan: Study at Doshisha University @japan_uno - 2019-03-23
Another class we are offering in Kyoto, #Japan this summer is HUMS 2090: Deciphering Manga and Anime!
Students will… https://t.co/VS7SM6I9Tv
Alain Dagher @alain_dagher - 2019-03-22
@BenSaunders Eat at yakitori shops under the tracks at Shinjuku Station. Go to Kamakura (or Kyoto if you can). Visi… https://t.co/lmd5VV8rxQ
BeeBoBoop @BeeBoBoopTW - 2019-03-22
We are at the International Manga Museum, Kyoto right now..
I found some Manga for my friends around the world :) https://t.co/xvoNtiYNJD
BeeBoBoop in Kyoto @BeeBoBoopTW - 2019-03-22
We are at the International Manga Museum, Kyoto right now..
I found some Manga for my friends around the world :) https://t.co/xvoNtiYNJD
Mason Sklar @masonsklar - 2019-03-22
@paradiseinvite I love Kyoto I want to spend more time there! Are you going to the Manga museum???
Real JapaneseGardens @RealJapanGarden - 2019-03-22
This is the entrance to one of the teahouses of the Adachi Museum of Art. It was build after a famous teahouse in t… https://t.co/ljowckQ2zm
Alfie Goodrich @AlfieJapanorama - 2019-03-21
@Japan_In_Image It was. I also got to meet, shoot and hang out in Kyoto with Mariel Hemingway that week. Doesn't ge… https://t.co/A78YDOIbwi
BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2019-03-21
Off the beaten path in Kyoto Japan :
Hakusasonso Garden and Museum
A hidden gem near Philosopher’s Path & Silver Pa… https://t.co/jNyBvUD9lN
Sam @NerdyPerspectiv - 2019-03-21
New blog post up! Another instalment of my Nerdy Travels series! My trip to the Kyoto International Manga Museum!… https://t.co/UJ9LjPzivv
🐱 kate 💖 @kkxtelyn - 2019-03-21
Coffee at a literal hole-in-the-wall coffee shop in Kyoto before the manga museum! https://t.co/sgebC8aYnX
🐱 kate 💖 @kkxtelyn - 2019-03-21
Coffee at a literal hole-in-the-wall coffee shop in Kyoto before the manga museum! https://t.co/sgebC8aYnX
Doug W. @ImTheVoiceMastr - 2019-03-20
I turned down a chance to be interviewed at the Kyoto Manga Museum for this reason. The interviewer thought I didn'… https://t.co/ScMnd8vfzI
Doug W. @ Zenkaikon @ImTheVoiceMastr - 2019-03-20
I turned down a chance to be interviewed at the Kyoto Manga Museum for this reason. The interviewer thought I didn'… https://t.co/ScMnd8vfzI
Apiwat Jira JE6RJA @PakpaoHam - 2019-03-19
Visited Kyoto Railway Museum after attend the JAMSAT symposium https://t.co/LJzizbJetN
Frances King School of English @Frances_King - 2019-03-19
Join us today for a visit to Holland Park, the location of the new Design Museum and amazing Kyoto Garden. book you… https://t.co/IDaFIfL9x4
Gabriel Lebec @g_lebec - 2019-03-19
@jackie_ore @clineamb I mostly did 'typical' stuff! In Arashiyama (Kyoto), Okochi Sanso villa had way fewer tourist… https://t.co/KUtoHELfqg
くりーむぱん @egez2018 - 2019-03-19
After that,we went to the Kyoto Railway Museum.They had an experience of ticket inspection,wearing uniforms of a co… https://t.co/7LCnB5Jv5S
Gordon Heady @GordonHeady - 2019-03-18
@patrickgerli Patrick, I am in Kyoto. If you lost your Rail Pass, I found it and gave it to the police station adjacent to the Manga Museum.
nickcarman @nicholascarman - 2019-03-18
Operating a vintage Shinkansen 🚅 train at the Kyoto Rail Museum. https://t.co/A7dbM42W6G
Darcy Bross @darcybross - 2019-03-16
This show was on CBC at 6am-ish and called Battle For The Planets when I was a kid. The first Anime I really fell f… https://t.co/jLk2Q417mu
Idrees Jehan @IdreesJehan - 2019-03-16
By the grace of God Almighty Allah my Paper on “Disaster Risk Management Plan of Peshawar Museum is published in th… https://t.co/wymAnaxxbN
Brittney Bush Bollay @BrittneyBush - 2019-03-15
The Kyoto Railway Museum’s Saucy Train Conductor Bird is my new favorite mascot. https://t.co/Zz9lHHcxgG
Jes Santos @unraveledjes - 2019-03-15
I leave for Japan in 27 days! Ah! Anyone have any recommendations for things to do?! So far we have reservations fo… https://t.co/DRfodMIYj2
Marta C. Lourenco @martaclourenco - 2019-03-15
Three exciting pre-#UMAC2019 workshops have just been announced for Kyoto: one on why #universitymuseums matter, an… https://t.co/6CUGHZDIzx
Nicole Brandon 🐊 @puretemerity - 2019-03-15
@TaranMatharu1 @sashaalsberg Oh my gosh! Get thee to the Kyoto International Manga Museum if you can, Taran!! Its i… https://t.co/Ve2r5fjN6i
Tokyo Büyükelçiliği @EmbassyTokyo - 2019-03-15
Artifacts that will be displayed during “The Treasures and the Tradition of “Lale” in the Ottoman Empire “exhibiti… https://t.co/8G41P1pFBA

Notes

Information
Basic information about traveling to The Museum of Kyoto.
Opening Hours
Opening hours of The Museum of Kyoto.
Closed
Closed days or periods of The Museum of Kyoto.
Price / Entrance Fee
Price of the entrance ticket or other fees for The Museum of Kyoto (if applicable).
Access / Public Transport
How to get to The Museum of Kyoto with public transportation.
Related Links
Official website of The Museum of Kyoto or other related pages.
Address / Location
Address and map of The Museum of Kyoto.
Recommended
List of other recommended sightseeing spots.
Tweets
Tweets related to The Museum of Kyoto.