Kyoto National Museum

Collect approximately 12,000 precious cultural assets

Collect approximately 12,000 precious cultural assets

The Kyoto National Museum abundantly collects the archaeological documents and antique art objects from Japan, China and oriental countries, and is proceeding in displaying, preservation, and research of cultural assets. Collecting, keeping and displaying of cultural assets mainly on the culture of Kyoto from Heian to Edo Period, and is proceeding in the study on related research and outreach activities of cultural assets. There is the Sanjusangen-do Temple nearby, which is famous for 1001 statues of Thousand Armed Kannon.

Information

Address
527 Chaya-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-City, Kyoto 605-0931
Access
City bus from JR Kyoto Station and right after getting off at Hakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae bus stop. 7-minute walk after getting off at Keihan Shichijo Station
Phone
075-525-2473
Hours
9:30 - 17:00 *Last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing.
Holidays
Monday (when Monday is a national holiday, closes on the following Tuesday), New Year holidays
Admission
General exhibition:
Adults 700 yen
University students 350 yen
High school students, below 18-year-old minors and above 70-year-old seniors (additional fees for special exhibition) free
Website
https://www.kyohaku.go.jp/eng/index.html