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The Museum of Kyoto

Travel Guide - The Museum of Kyoto

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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

Max Peltz @mepeltz - 2019-05-22
@jehorowitz Went last Oct, my 1st time. Incredible place, loved Tokyo. Go to Shima (Tokyo) and get the steak sandwi… https://t.co/oxWpKQ2Ez3
Richard Whittaker @YorkshireTX - 2019-05-22
@jehorowitz Get someone there to get you tickets for the Ghibli Museum (and get there early so you can wander aroun… https://t.co/0tE4lak4au
Zoe Davis @Meaner_Harker - 2019-05-22
Got a few things from Kyoto today. The manga museum was closed though :( so back another day for that. Happy I got… https://t.co/IwHcRd3uCB
Andrew Robinson @Gokario - 2019-05-21
Went to the Kyoto Manga Museum and that was pretty fun. Wish I could have checked out the 3rd floor but there's onl… https://t.co/n7EeDnR6V3
Gold Fouled Anchor🇺🇸 @BattleshipRow - 2019-05-21
@alyafterdark Ice festivle in hokkaido and hakone weekend get away are a few of my favorite places. Then there is a… https://t.co/nvC3ytp5Ay
Gold Fouled Anchor🇺🇸🇵🇭 @BattleshipRow - 2019-05-21
@alyafterdark Ice festivle in hokkaido and hakone weekend get away are a few of my favorite places. Then there is a… https://t.co/nvC3ytp5Ay
Trainman @Trainma43393681 - 2019-05-21
driving a bullet #train in Kyoto but seriously the #kyotorailwaymuseum puts the future @railwaymuseum to shame . Ye… https://t.co/3zK6jpoibE
TravelCaffeine.com @TravelCaffeine - 2019-05-21
One of the best things to do in Kyoto that isn't a temple! https://t.co/arcqQXvNfw
Andy Tevis @AndyTevis - 2019-05-20
Finally went to the Kyoto Railway museum today and had a really good time being train geeks. The location offers a… https://t.co/gbNRZkyxLT
dianne vapnek @diannevapnek - 2019-05-20
https://t.co/vPSaYdSrwi . Overload of ceramic treasures at the Nat'l Museum of Modern Art Kyoto!
家並みの低い京都が好き @kyoto_suki - 2019-05-20
@NekitaNet Sorry, this house is using the museum in Miyama located north an part of Kyoto prefecture. It was builte… https://t.co/6s7mlNxZqS
Jeffrey Hopper @Glohop - 2019-05-19
@mslagle If you go to one city, Kyoto is a must. If you want to feel justifiably guilty, go to the Peace Museum in… https://t.co/3RnjqfyPta
Marc-Alexandre Cartiant @macartiant - 2019-05-19
On our way to the Kyoto Railway museum...no really https://t.co/FYf0TMswkE
Rebecca Robins @robins_rebecca - 2019-05-19
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Windowed beauty at the Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

The mesmerising Martine Franck

Thanks to ⁦… https://t.co/WibRrCwc2F
Sunayan Shahani @Sunayan_TGL - 2019-05-19
My very own manga portrait at the Kyoto International Museum of Manga 💪🤙💃
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#picoftheday #manga… https://t.co/ndcU1tGarF
dani 🌟🍃 botw crossing @zerograviting - 2019-05-19
@mana_iac For kyoto there's fushini inari of course! And for weeb needs there's the manga museum! There's also kink… https://t.co/I673QhAD08
🧬 Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-05-19
Oh. The Kyoto railway museum was previously called Umekoji. It was opened by JNR a long time ago, fell under JR Wes… https://t.co/3YJ9cTxk1t
🧬 Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-05-19
Oh. The Kyoto railway museum was previously called Umekoji. It was opened by JNR a long time ago, fell under JR Wes… https://t.co/3YJ9cTxk1t
🧬 Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-05-19
Oh. The Kyoto railway museum was previously called Umekoji. It was opened by JNR a long time ago, fell under JR Wes… https://t.co/3YJ9cTxk1t
Nina Garcia @ninagarcia - 2019-05-18
Two years ago, @louisvuitton staged @TWNGhesquiere's 2018 resort collection in one of Pei's buildings in Japan. It… https://t.co/yna8D8b1pt
🖤 goth grandma 🖤 @mclarennmartin - 2019-05-18
I got my portrait done as a Sailor Scout at the Kyoto Manga Museum and I’m so happy it’s so cute 🥺🥰 https://t.co/75Jcm0HBqs
🖤 goth grandma 🖤 @mclarennmartin - 2019-05-18
I got my portrait done as a Sailor Scout at the Kyoto Manga Museum and I’m so happy it’s so cute 🥺🥰 https://t.co/75Jcm0HBqs
Enrique Acevedo @Enrique_Acevedo - 2019-05-17
Saddened to hear of I.M. Pei’s passing, he was a once in a generation talent. I took this photo last year at the in… https://t.co/lIH4pshfJY
Fiona Sturges @FionaSturges - 2019-05-17
RIP IM Pei. I interviewed him for one of my first features for @Independent about the Miho museum, his (then) new b… https://t.co/cqLJgsyaWj
Lucy Burton @swirlOsquirrel - 2019-05-17
His design of the Miho Museum, a Japanese art gallery 20 miles southeast of Kyoto that lies in a picturesque nature… https://t.co/gme8WLxDFm
Manuel Navarro Zornoza @manuelzornoza - 2019-05-17
The Suzhou Museum was the first IM PEI work I visited. Later, I visited his work in HK, Washington and Kyoto. What… https://t.co/pyh4H9guMJ
Matthew @amreik - 2019-05-17
@TheNobleGaming oooh, we're taking Ezra to London this summer, that could be fun. I loved the manga museum in Kyoto
Philippe Servais @Jetsetanarchist - 2019-05-17
The stunning #Miho #Museum designed by the late #architect #IMPei is located outside of #Kyoto and features a fabu… https://t.co/ZoyIWZDQbt
Ryan Noble (#YourHorror) @TheNobleGaming - 2019-05-17
@amreik There’s also a wildlife photography exhibition at the Natural History Museum until the end of June and a di… https://t.co/WJ0i0cZiSW
Slobodan P Simonovic @SP_Simonovic - 2019-05-17
I will never forget the experience of Miho museum near Kyoto. Famed architect I.M. Pei dead at 102 | CBC News https://t.co/F01eiVjEAH
josh @lobstereo - 2019-05-17
rip to architect i.m pei who designed two of my favourite buildings: the miho museum which is a bond lairy art gall… https://t.co/PmsEIo5FZV
Anne Shirley @AnneAnne221 - 2019-05-16
I am a big MANGA FAN!!!!✨✨Please see the proof, my visit to Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto, last summer 😎😊… https://t.co/H73Tz8Jrdi
Louise Marston @MarstonLouise - 2019-05-16
@MartinHooper3 @OverSoftNL @allthestations Got pics of the one in the Kyoto train museum...but not been on one...I think.
MarcusOz @MarcusOz3 - 2019-05-16
@cakeswithfaces We were very lucky with the cherry blossoms in both Tokyo and Kyoto. TeamBordeless and then off to… https://t.co/pEuutCkglA
Smithsonian|CRI @SmithsonianCRI - 2019-05-16
Are you going to #ICOMKYOTO2019? Check out ICOM Disaster Risk Management Committee (#DRMC)'s workshop called 'Are Y… https://t.co/05QkptupHT
Andy Stone @AndyStone - 2019-05-15
@anachronistic Walk the full Inari shine.
Visit National Museum in Kyoto.
Eat at Que Pasa (Japanese dudes who liv… https://t.co/Fu8Y70yo6D

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