Hosomi Museum

Travel Guide - Hosomi Museum


Hosomi Museum exhibits artworks collected by three generations of Hosomi family, a family succeeded in wool business since the early 1900s.
Among a wide variety of Japanese artworks from ancient times to modern times, the private museum especially features one of Japan's most popular historical painting school "Rimpa" and its leading artist, Jakuchu.
Over 30 of the museum's exhibits are designated as important cultural properties.

Koko-an, a traditional Japanese tea ceremony room on the top floor of the museum, offers visitors a chance to experience tea ceremony.
The museum also has a fine museum shop and a café.

Opening Hours

  • 10:00 - 18:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


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

Access / Public Transport

  • 7 minutes walk from Higashiyama Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tozai Line (T10)
  • 18 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #206 bus. Get off at Higashiyama-Nijo Bus stop.

Address / Location

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