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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

Being Kansai @BeingKansai - 2019-01-19
Kyoto Art for Tomorrow exhibition from today until 2/3/2019 at the Museum of Kyoto in #Kyoto #kansai #japan #art #京都 https://t.co/NcuYe4OEST
Miku Fan USA @MikuFanUSA1 - 2019-01-18
@narupajin I saw this large museum presentation of these art works at Takashimaya store in Kyoto in 2017!

At that… https://t.co/u6vWo4DIZH
貴志俊彦 Prof. Kishi @sisigatani - 2019-01-18
2018 Special Exhibition
“China 80 Years Ago Captured on Camera: The Photo Collection of the North China Transportat… https://t.co/WvjfOi0hbR
Counter-Print @Counterprint - 2019-01-17
Compiled from the collection of the Museum and Archives at the Kyoto Institute of Technology Design, ‘Modern Japane… https://t.co/NXdBByxvf4
ICOFOM @icofom_icom - 2019-01-17
#CIMUSET also holds its annual conference in Kyoto during #ICOMKyoto2019. Papers reflecting on the theme “Tradition… https://t.co/OdiMwfGdrH
aboutdesignworld @adesignw - 2019-01-17
Situated in ancient city of Kyoto, the #Memorial #museum houses traditional blue & white #ceramic works of Yuzo and… https://t.co/APoAbQYKkM
Jaala Pulford MP @JaalaPulford - 2019-01-16
The Samurai and Ninja Museum at Nishiki Market; settling the bill, old style; these little guys watch out for the w… https://t.co/sh19UWBQZF
KizunaTravel @TravelKizuna - 2019-01-16
@taltywrites In Uji, just outside of Kyoto there is a museum dedicated to the Tale of Genji!

I was fortunate enou… https://t.co/tfoM9NWvGI
NEMO Office @NEMOoffice - 2019-01-16
📣Call for papers!
Join ICOM CIMUSET in Kyoto, Japan, for its 47th annual conference. Papers reflecting on the them… https://t.co/IyjRictnCm
Aki in Japan🇯🇵自分磨き✨ @Shu16181933 - 2019-01-15
The Kyoto Railway Museum was opened in April 2016 by JR West , about a twenty minute walk west of Kyoto Station. It… https://t.co/yaaxaqHUuB
Isuka @isukavstheworld - 2019-01-15
Day 313

It was great to experience a Kami Shibai for real at the International Manga Museum. It would be nice to h… https://t.co/inzu6WoIWF
YABAI @yabaimedia - 2019-01-15
A Simple Tour of the Kyoto Railway Museum | YABAI - The Modern, Vibrant Face of Japan https://t.co/GIafalnGoO https://t.co/OUCE0knDcT
Gabriele Rossi Rognoni @RossiRognoni - 2019-01-14
The Call for Papers of the #CIMCIM2019 conference on Music Museums and Education (Kyoto 1-7 September) is available… https://t.co/mviIDKhhP2
Mark B @Miserypuff - 2019-01-14
Amazing time at the Samurai & Ninja Museum, Kyoto!!!!
#Ninja #Samurai https://t.co/cxpOzeoqGU
Natasha Tara Petrović @999DeadDraculas - 2019-01-14
@rachel_suggs There was a bakery in Kyoto called Walder that I loved! Also the Kaleidoscope Museum and the Manga Museum, obv.
Robinet @TeasetMonster - 2019-01-14
@rachel_suggs In Nagoya we went to Nagoya Castle, Noritake (ceramics), Tokugawa Art Museum and garden, Osu Market,… https://t.co/BUOUKoG4qE
artfram.es @artfram_es - 2019-01-13
«The ra’udake, Kiseru pipe»
🏛️ The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts, FUREAIKAN
#art https://t.co/zSepaU8mAf
kimonoboy @new_kimonoboy - 2019-01-13
When in Kyoto...Watch the video first, then see this page that has the Kyoto Shibori Museum's dyeing workshop sche… https://t.co/pplKG5tFRO
skellis @sarakellis - 2019-01-13
@AllTheGayFeels Sounds like a great trip. Kyoto is fantastic. It’s easy to get around and you can rent bikes to get… https://t.co/Y10EOskLR4
🤔TasteyFlav @TasteyFlav - 2019-01-13
Literal Nazi Bathrooms at the Kyoto Train Museum. Sad. https://t.co/I5cq0WErQL
Chia; @thatsmesorry - 2019-01-12
@Kanawild I will work hard too, I'm a bit worried about the test 😣I visited Kyoto, Tokyo, Nara, Nikko, Miyajima, En… https://t.co/p5jVSSVqyo
Cloud River Minerals @CloudRiverMin - 2019-01-12
Have you got your bumper issue yet? It's a beauty, covering:
- The 79 Mine, Arizona
• Kyoto Mineral Show, Japan… https://t.co/oXw20fjOoc
Melanie Phillips 🐾 📖 🏯 @melrphil - 2019-01-12
changed my profile pic to the amazing #anime portrait kasumin_14 drew for me last year at the #Kyoto International… https://t.co/Rpas4lfr3X
khursten santosヽ(・ˇ∀ˇ・ゞ) @khursten - 2019-01-12
If you're in Kyoto this weekend, I'll be giving a talk on studies on Philippine Comics at the @kyotomm (Kyoto Manga… https://t.co/ER0lnomIVR
Annette Ross @amjross - 2019-01-10
Kyoto museum solves mystery of who carved ancient statues:The Asahi Shimbun https://t.co/78GiDzprtW
KMDartandarch @KMDartandarch - 2019-01-10
Kyoto museum solves mystery of who carved ancient statues:The Asahi Shimbun:The Asahi Shimbun https://t.co/SmheEYck60
Paula R. Curtis @paularcurtis - 2019-01-10
Kyoto museum solves mystery of who carved ancient statues:The Asahi Shimbun:The Asahi Shimbun https://t.co/PLnZ0e8SgS
Robert J Esq,AC @l_a_n_o_x - 2019-01-10
My favourite museum in all of japan. The Kyoto Railway Museum https://t.co/D8rVoCJvBw
denpa @1denpa - 2019-01-10
I'm at the kyoto international manga museum and there's a group of high school students who get to come here as part of their class. Lucky!
燕 SW-🤲-EN @kyoto_hakkou - 2019-01-10
To the British museum for the islands sheeps.
#Agricultural #Fieldsports #農牧山村
#Northernlights… https://t.co/tkkfS6NNLE
燕子 SW-🤲-EN @kyoto_hakkou - 2019-01-10
To the British museum for the islands sheeps.
#Agricultural #Fieldsports #農牧山村
#Northernlights… https://t.co/tkkfS6NNLE
燕空 SW-🤲-EN @kyoto_hakkou - 2019-01-10
To the British museum for the islands sheeps.
#Agricultural #Fieldsports #農牧山村
#Northernlights… https://t.co/tkkfS6NNLE
Coopmike48 @coopmike48 - 2019-01-09
Kyoto museum solves mystery of who carved ancient statues:The Asahi Shimbun - https://t.co/jOtmn8DDX4 on @ajwasahi
Kansai Photos @KansaiPhotos - 2019-01-09
1/19-2/3. The Museum of Kyoto will have an exhibit called Kyoto Art for Tomorrow. ¥900 https://t.co/jWq3viTB5S
Mary Floyd Tallmadge @MrsBenTallmadge - 2019-01-09
Too pretty not to post. Source is the Kyoto Costume Museum. 😍 https://t.co/bM4bCxkkbV
Mechahovezilla @HovinwithanH - 2019-01-09
@Xenogenetics I'd recommend 3/4 days in Kyoto then the rest of the time somewhere out of the cities.

Kyoto's great… https://t.co/RMDpjpnoLf
frost ghost @hauntedbycheese - 2019-01-09
#f2b Kyoto museum solves mystery of who carved ancient statues:The Asahi Shimbun:https://t.co/bEYjb9UtwL
globalmuseum @globalmuseum - 2019-01-09
The Kyoto National Museum made a startling discovery during routine preparations for an upcoming special exhibition… https://t.co/7nKOckl1LM

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