Kyoto Cultural Foundation

京都文化博物館

THE MUSEUM OF KYOTO

Kyoto Cultural Foundation

Calendar Access
Information Access

■Museum Hours
Tuesday to Sunday
10:00a.m.- 7:30p.m.
(Entrance until 7:00p.m.)
■Special Exhibition
Tuesday – Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
10:00a.m.-6:00p.m.
(Entrance until 5:30p.m.)
Friday
Friday 10:00a.m.-7:30p.m.
(Entrance until 7:00 p.m.)
■Annex hall
10:00a.m.-7:30p.m.
(Except some Events)
■Roji Tempo-Shops and
 Restaurants

Please refer to the following for more information.
Shops & Restaurants
■Closed
Mondays and the year-end and New Year holidays
( December 28 - January 3 )
*open on Mondays that fall on national holidays, in which case the museum is closed on following day
**open on May 2 and 3, 2016

Audio guide and English speaking volunteer guides are available at the second floor exhibition.

“Kansai Museum 3 Day Free Admission Pass 18” available at the ticket counter on the first floor

別館沿革
3day free pass

English version

Special Exhibition

The Exhibition of the Sengoku Period – A Century of Dreams -

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▲Shinnyo-do Engi(The illustrated hand scroll of the origin of Shinnyo-do Hall):owned by Shinshogokuraku-ji Temple Important Cultural Property * Exhibition period: 22 March – 16 April, 2017
■ Period: Feb 25,2017 (Sat) - Apr 16,2017 (Sun)
■ Venue: The fourth and third floors

Special Exhibition “Yes, We love cats any time!”

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▲Asakusa-tambo, Torinomachi-mode (Asakusa rice fields during the cock festival), from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred views of famous places of Edo) by Utagawa Hiroshige : Private Collection
■ Period: Apr 29,2017 (Sat) - Jun 11,2017 (Sun)
■ Venue: The fourth and third floors

Exhibition

Kyoto art works and culture

Introducing the art and culture of Kyoto
This section looks at the fascination of Kyoto with display of local artworks arranged according to interesting themes.

Traditional samurai clothing from the collection of Kyoto prefecture

瀧春景文様単衣(たきしゅんけいもんようひとえ) のコピーのコピー
■ Period: Feb 25,2017 (Sat) - Apr 23,2017 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

UNESCO MEMORY OF THE WORLD "Toji Hyakugo Monjo" Archives of Tōji temple contained in one-hundred boxes

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■ Period: Mar 1,2017 (Wed) - Apr 23,2017 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

Kyoto festival

Displays of the festivals in Kyoto
We introduce festivals characteristic of Kyoto, focusing specially on the Gion Festival, an inheritance that has been passed down and celebrated since the 8th century. The exhibition contains a large variety of materials centering around a number of famous works that have been handed down in Yamahokocho town.

Exhibition of Collection in Iwato Yama  Gion Festival

サムネイル下水引 金地鳳凰瑞華彩雲岩に波文様紋織 文政4年トリミング
■ Period: Jan 21,2017 (Sat) - Apr 2,2017 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

Exhibition

In the third floor exhibition gallery, we introduce works of arts and crafts in the possession of Kyoto Prefecture and other excellent works related to Kyoto.

Kyoto history

Introducing 1200 years of history
In this section, we introduce the outline of Kyoto, the historical city, in various eras from the 8th century to the 20th century.

Film Theater

The theater shows visual culture items, introducing classic films owned by Kyoto Prefecture and special features centering around famous films. You will enjoy watching these famous productions in the fine surroundings geared to heighten your appreciation.

- The 120th anniversary of Japanese cinema -

【日本映画120年記念企画】 古典・名作映画ノススメ 1
■ Period: Feb 7,2017 (Tue) - Mar 5,2017 (Sun)
■ Venue: The third floor

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■ Period: Mar 7,2017 (Tue) - Apr 2,2017 (Sun)
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Calendar Access
Information Access

■Museum Hours
Tuesday to Sunday
10:00a.m.- 7:30p.m.
(Entrance until 7:00p.m.)
■Special Exhibition
Tuesday – Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
10:00a.m.-6:00p.m.
(Entrance until 5:30p.m.)
Friday
Friday 10:00a.m.-7:30p.m.
(Entrance until 7:00 p.m.)
■Annex hall
10:00a.m.-7:30p.m.
(Except some Events)
■Roji Tempo-Shops and
 Restaurants

Shops : Close at 7:30p.m.
Restaurants : Close at 8:30p.m.
■Closed
Mondays and the year-end and New Year holidays
( December 28 - January 3 )
*open on Mondays that fall on national holidays, in which case the museum is closed on following day
**open on May 2 and 3, 2016

Audio guide and English speaking volunteer guides are available at the second floor exhibition.

“Kansai Museum 3 Day Free Admission Pass 18” available at the ticket counter on the first floor

別館沿革
3day free pass