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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

Helen Hughes @helenh49 - 2019-07-17
Kyoto is literally my favourite place on the planet. Go and visit the temples and gardens, drink in exquisite coffe… https://t.co/Rk5GNch9Pi
ICOM UK @UK_ICOM - 2019-07-17
Are you a member of ICOM UK and attending the #ICOMKyoto2019 Conference? We have set up a WhatsApp group for those… https://t.co/uKRoV2Xpdi
Scamp @5camp - 2019-07-17
@Shinmaru Oooh btw if you are in Kyoto I do recommend the manga museum there. Very well done
jen chong, soon to be cledith @tacosrice - 2019-07-17
@Cookie_Vonster 4/Kyoto: Kinkakuji/Ginkakuji (Gold and Silver Temples) are here, as is Kyomizudera. Plenty of histo… https://t.co/lGGLZGRDlP
re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2019-07-17
In the summer of 2022, the ruins of elementary school in Kyoto Higashiyama will be reborn as “Museum Hotels”… https://t.co/LbBtIGno43
Dan Harden ✨ @dharden - 2019-07-16
@jmaruyama Definitely going to check out the Snoopy museum next time in Japan! My wife picked up this cup from an a… https://t.co/Cdvg7frBc0
Dr. Gabrielle Heffernan @gabbyheffernan - 2019-07-16
@MrMatthewMoran Partner: ‘Wouldn’t it be awesome if it was in Kyoto seeing as you’re going there in December...’
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Elginism @elginism - 2019-07-16
Impressed to see ICOM moving with the times with this panel at their Kyoto conference
'...who are the rightful owne… https://t.co/llRWQe4V0P
Heather Jochens @heatherjochens - 2019-07-16
At the Kyoto International Manga Museum today after Kinkakuji. @rachel_thorn_en couldn't help but think of you when… https://t.co/9HXrmOQsBJ
Heather Jochens @heatherjochens - 2019-07-16
At the Kyoto International Manga Museum today after Kinkakuji. @rachel_thorn_en couldn't help but think of you when… https://t.co/9HXrmOQsBJ
Robert Peters @RPetersBerlin - 2019-07-16
Looking forward to the 25th ICOM General Conference 1-7 Sept. 2019 in Kyoto with a panel on 'Decolonisation and Res… https://t.co/qpSl6dJZZC
SUGOJAPAN @SUGO_JAPAN - 2019-07-16
PLACES: The Kyoto Manga Museum is a cool place, it houses a huge collection of manga from all around the world ! https://t.co/uYvBYfq7Y7
Allen Bot @IAmAllenBot - 2019-07-15
The owner of Ukiyoe Small Museum in Kyoto (Japan) definitely has got life figured out. via /r/funny… https://t.co/Hx9eeygaOI
Bobbi @McDugs - 2019-07-15
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Fumiko Kurano @ofuku3fe - 2019-07-15
Gion festival is one of three big festival in Kyoto. Many Hoko and Yama is standing in the town. It is also called… https://t.co/L5w6gKdo29
Funniest Tweets! @ComedyIsAJoke - 2019-07-15
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Gifline @gifline - 2019-07-15
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John Vay @Tempest_st0rm - 2019-07-15
The owner of Ukiyoe Small Museum in Kyoto (Japan) definitely has got life figured out. via /r/funny… https://t.co/8EiTM2YQy9
Ravi Kumar @DotNetTec - 2019-07-15
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Charlie Malloy @cbmalloy07 - 2019-07-14
@TumshiePam Will ask the Brother In Law for places to take kids in Tokyo. Yoyogi Park is decent. Just remembered th… https://t.co/FIcgbbDxvj
Protoman @Protoman85 - 2019-07-14
@Mysteriousdbzgt That reminds me, I never went to the Kyoto manga museum during my time there
Shogun Designs @Shogundesigns - 2019-07-14
#Yesteryear: The stunning #traditional Kondo #Museum by Mamiya Shinichi #Design Studio in Kyoto, #Japan -… https://t.co/BB7uGUNQKj
Ernie Schell @ernieschell - 2019-07-13
Kyoto: Capital of Artistic Imagination | The Metropolitan Museum of Art: https://t.co/nLOqGuV18U via @metmuseum
Rochelle Almeida @southportgal - 2019-07-13
@ScarlettRoitman @SplashDSM @Look_UpLondon Best bookshop in #London? For me it’s Persephone Books in Lambs Conduit… https://t.co/x7W81Bzeqy
Óscar Balcázar @OBG888 - 2019-07-13
Hello @stjepansejic, did you know that a #Sunstone volume is exhibited in the international manga museum in Kyoto?… https://t.co/9alvJqkJUM
Grinewich-Yonashiro @Ted_W_GY - 2019-07-12
In June, I got to revisit the city of #Uji in #Kyoto, #Japan. Unfortunately, the #TaleofGenji #museum was closed th… https://t.co/nS1yiW3iCI
ICOM @IcomOfficiel - 2019-07-12
📢 ICOM Resolutions 2019: Call for recommendations

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ICOM @IcomOfficiel - 2019-07-12
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Hannah Bae (배한나) @hanbae - 2019-07-11
@a_la_ash Maybe something like these Japanese nail polishes made with scallop shell powder? I don’t know where they… https://t.co/24QmbVi7Yy
JakeTheRipper @thiemaja - 2019-07-11
@mimithenerdd Is this from the Manga Museum in Kyoto?
Yuki Shiratori @banaaaaaaana877 - 2019-07-11
So beautiful handmade books.

‘Beautiful Books Can Change the World:The Universe of TaraBooks,India’ at the Hosomi… https://t.co/dzKRDZK2y7
artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-07-10
«Nine Section Silk Brocade, the sixth painting 'Reeds on Shore and Gathering Water Chestnuts'» (15th Century) by Sh… https://t.co/2OI6cYlbU3
Alexander Dimitriyadi @adimitri - 2019-07-09
@aaronAcarr @Jaxbot Just to underline the point, they had one of these old interlocking machines in the Kyoto Railw… https://t.co/n51556WCaR
Ballard Japanese @BallardJapanese - 2019-07-09
Today we are continuing to explore the ancient capitol of Kyoto. We went to the Museum, and then learned about The… https://t.co/UxMDgnkhlp
Camellia Tea Ceremony @camelliakyoto - 2019-07-09
Kawata-san's collection of swords, gathered by his family over many centuries, are truly worthy of a museum, but gu… https://t.co/j5jPPhW9sm
Kyle Sheldrick @K_Sheldrick - 2019-07-09
@ctaylathomp I went to the railway museum in Kyoto last month. It was full of awkward teenagers on first dates.
SoCal Railway Museum @SoCalRailway - 2019-07-09
Kyoto Japan Car 19 built in Japan in 1910 to turn-of-the-century American design. Retired 1963. Placed on permanent… https://t.co/JScO0H04tI
Lbabinz 🇨🇦 @Lbabinz - 2019-07-08
Toured as much Tokyo as possible today, what an incredible city! The transit system is incredibly efficient. Finish… https://t.co/FASMVgjxFJ

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