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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

What's up in Kyoto @whatsupinkyoto - 2019-10-18
This weekend #kyoto is the place to be for all movie fans with:

1) Int. Film and Art Festival @kiff_official
2) 1… https://t.co/krXTg11v4N
Amanda N. Williams, CT @Adorkable_Trans - 2019-10-17
@ChemXlator It was great timing. I had just gotten back from the manga museum in Kyoto! My son loves anime, and Naruto in particular.
Quickquick @QuickquickUS - 2019-10-17
owletstarlet:

Puppies (detail) - Maruyama Okyo, c. 1790

Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, currently on exhibition in the Mus… https://t.co/UONHwHYbN0
dan @RS_Danie - 2019-10-17
@dreadnip lmao i actually saw this in person in kyoto, they had an exhibition at the BnA alter museum and this was on their wall
jeff_tumblr @jeff_tumblr - 2019-10-17
owletstarlet:

Puppies (detail) - Maruyama Okyo, c. 1790

Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, currently on exhibition in the Mus… https://t.co/mISOwLf99I
京都ヒストリカ国際映画祭/KHIFF @historica_kyoto - 2019-10-16
Screening of Kyoto Animation's films is held on October 26th(sat) and 27th(sun) at beautiful historical hall in the… https://t.co/BEDcHbQLE0
#IMWD2019 Thurs. Oct. 24 @IMWD2030_ - 2019-10-15
Full text (PDF) of Resolutions Adopted by @IcomOfficiel at the 34th General Assembly Kyoto!

No.1 “On sustainabilit… https://t.co/GoY3eVhVh4
Carl LeVan @Dev4Security - 2019-10-15
Ok Naija, who has a good critique/ review of the Imperial War Museum? After visiting Hiroshima, and the Kyoto Peac… https://t.co/XoT10CxZok
María A. @zarandillo - 2019-10-15
NOJIMA, Yasuzo 1889 - 1964. Woman, 1932, gelatin silver print, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto https://t.co/n8E3bj0kn4
Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2019-10-15
The Exhibition of Otsu-e is held at Otsu City Museum of History, Shiga Pref., from 12 Oct to 24 Nov

What is Otsu-e… https://t.co/LLMM7rxj5F
kobe-taro @kobetaro5 - 2019-10-15
Want to ask the professors why they approved the killer whale show.

Prof. NAKABO Tetsuji

The Kyoto University M… https://t.co/hJIMdjt0P3
はくと(東方垢) @hakuto_touhou - 2019-10-15
This is the Kyoto Railway Museum.
Here are the trains that have retired.
Fran seems excited about the train he sees… https://t.co/obEO6acNNy
Emmeline Pidgen @emmelinedraws - 2019-10-14
Left a lil drawing on the wall at the Kyoto International Manga Museum today! Could have stayed there for hours rea… https://t.co/TFqPkfJ6H1
Joan D Winston @JoanDWinston1 - 2019-10-14
Favorite thing in the #Kyoto https://t.co/SlOMkp0sI6 special #art exhibition was four panel doors by Maryuama… https://t.co/uJUrkJrZ2S
Lemon @Nora2me - 2019-10-14
@himawaarikiiroo Kiyomizudera, golden temple definitely recommended for Kyoto. In Osaka I really liked the Osaka Mu… https://t.co/YJG1J77RoV
Lloyd Morgan-Moore @Lloydm_85 - 2019-10-14
3 years ago today we were at the Manga Museum in Kyoto! https://t.co/zRX4WxhP4d
Mucha Foundation @AlphonseMucha - 2019-10-14
Over the weekend, the exhibition 'Timeless Mucha - Mucha to Manga: The Magic of Line' opened at the Museum of Kyoto… https://t.co/colDDe8GAR
Matthew Walden @sneakdoorbeta - 2019-10-13
@driftglass I still haven’t read Phoenix yet. I’m looking forward to it one day. It looks pretty, but I’m sure it’s… https://t.co/8JaQA5ICVs
京都国立博物館 @kyohaku_gallery - 2019-10-13
Notice to Museum Visitors, Sunday, October 13, 2019
The Kyoto National Museum is open today during normal museum hours.
🍡Edo 🌈 Party trip 2k19 @Edomaru_ - 2019-10-13
Okay the museum is closed on Mondays means I will travel straight to Kyoto and visit my beloved sengo at the last day ❤️
🍡Edo 🌈Muramasa Party trip 2k19 @Edomaru_ - 2019-10-13
Okay the museum is closed on Mondays means I will travel straight to Kyoto and visit my beloved sengo at the last day ❤️
🛡🌪marie batteea 🕊🇲🇺 🌞🌼🌻🌺🦂🌸🐈☘️🐕 @kellymariebat - 2019-10-13
@perfect_energy6 I love Japan 🇯🇵 I have been twice in the 90’s with my husband who was travelling on business he… https://t.co/2tMddovVcu
Heather Jochens @heatherjochens - 2019-10-12
I really kind of want to read this! I saw some of the concept art and such when I went to the International Manga M… https://t.co/tWoSdEn2oo
JB @j_baiza - 2019-10-12
I can’t believe I was in Kyoto and didn’t go to the Kyoto International Manga Museum 😪 next time!
Mucha Foundation @AlphonseMucha - 2019-10-12
Tomorrow is the opening day of the exhibition 'Timeless Mucha - Mucha to Manga: The Magic of Line' at the Museum of… https://t.co/5qhBQPEqT3
Penny Akester @pennyakester - 2019-10-12
Visit to the Adachi Kumihimo museum, including a quick class from the master!
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I'm loving week 1 of 3 weeks explo… https://t.co/E0VcRJ2uvf
Scott @ 🛫 @ScottSpaziani - 2019-10-12
Man didn’t do much today. Got a late start cause I wanted to rest. Went to the “Kyoto museum” which was a zero. The… https://t.co/Hmn2ZZGzPA
京都国立博物館 @kyohaku_gallery - 2019-10-12
EMERGENCY MUSEUM CLOSURE, Saturday, October 12, 2019.
Due to the event of storm warning, the Kyoto National Museu… https://t.co/BcVMu2nh9U
嵯峨嵐山文華館 @SAbunkakan - 2019-10-12
Due to the emergency storm warning issued in Kyoto, we decided to close the museum as of 6:00am, October 12th. If t… https://t.co/oQBNA3aNig
嵯峨嵐山文華館 @SAbunkakan - 2019-10-12
Due to the emergency storm warning issued in Kyoto, we decided to close the museum for whole day today. We apprecia… https://t.co/DRWStwUfGI
福田美術館 Fukuda Art Museum @ArtFukuda - 2019-10-12
Due to the emergency storm warning issued in Kyoto, we decided to close the museum as of 6:00am, October 12th. If t… https://t.co/w661KvZ6bi
福田美術館 Fukuda Art Museum @ArtFukuda - 2019-10-12
Due to the emergency storm warning issued in Kyoto, we decided to close the museum for whole day today. We apprecia… https://t.co/bl7TOpeXld
CuratorJournal @CuratorJournal - 2019-10-11
The full text of ICOM resolutions from the Kyoto meeting, with sustainability #1. https://t.co/E2WTvkJc2B https://t.co/s1sdZMn31i
Fernando Almarza Rísquez @almarza_risquez - 2019-10-11
'Museums are democratising, inclusive and POLYPHONIC SPACES for CRITICAL... Acknowledging and addressing the CONFL… https://t.co/ixNWMouFWE
Lukarr/Simon @_Lukarr_ - 2019-10-11
@KevRemMusic @NoneLikeJoshua Depending on the area everything in Kyōto it’s just beautiful there and the manga muse… https://t.co/Lxtz6P86cq
Museopunks @Museopunks - 2019-10-11
If you're not already following this debate and discussion, the @IcomOfficiel announcement of the alternative defin… https://t.co/HO6NhWei8i
京都国立博物館 @kyohaku_gallery - 2019-10-11
EMERGENCY MUSEUM CLOSURE, Saturday, October 12, 2019.
Due to the event of storm warning, the Kyoto National Museu… https://t.co/F6e0rGLdEG
Al Skaar @Skaartist - 2019-10-10
Tori, from the Kyoto Museum of Modern Art. #kyoto #tori #japan @ National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto https://t.co/1GiQ8C96dJ
Alexandre Matos @alexandrematos - 2019-10-10
The artist hand #manga #mangamuseum #kyoto em Kyoto International Manga Museum https://t.co/86iUFacEZU
Ingrid Persaud @IngridPersaud - 2019-10-10
What is a museum? And why did ICOM fail to answer the question in Kyoto… - Museumpeil https://t.co/aNPaIBACgd

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