Kobe City Museum

Travel Guide - Kobe City Museum


The exhibits of Kobe City Museum feature the archaeology and history of Kobe city.
The museum also houses a fine collection of the 16th to the 17th century Japanese paintings and art objects with Portuguese and Spanish influences (Namban Art), Kohmoh or Dutch influenced Art from the 17th to the 19th centuries, and old maps.

The museum's neoclassical architecture building was originally constructed in 1935 as the Kobe branch of Yokohama Specie Bank.

Opening Hours

  • 9:30 - 17:30 *admission until 16:30


  • No closing days
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Sannomiya Station on the JR lines, Seishin-Yamate Line (S03) or Port Liner (P01)
  • 10 minutes walk from Hanshin Sannomiya Station on the Hanshin Main Line
  • 10 minutes walk from Hankyu Sannomiya Station on the Hankyu Kobe Line

Address / Location

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