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

Please refer to the following for more information.
Shops & Restaurants
Mondays and the year-end and New Year holidays
( December 27 - January 4 )
*open on Mondays that fall on national holidays, in which case the museum is closed on following day

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

3day free pass

English version

Requests to Visitors

Please bring and wear a mask. If you do not wear a mask, please refrain from entering the museum.

Please refrain from visiting if you are with suspected COVID-19 infection or symptoms, such as fever or cough.

Please use hand-sanitizer gel to disinfect your hands at the entrance.

Your temperature will be measured at the main entrance. If you are confirmed to have a fever of 37.5 degrees Celsius or higher, you will be refused admission.

Please tear the stub of ticket by yourself at the entrance of gallery.

Please do not touch he works on view, display cases, walls, or any other objects in the galleries.

Our staff use of masks, gloves, face shields, etc.

Special Exhibition

Exhibition “Rise of Urban Culture: Kyoto in the Edo Period”

▲Iwasa Matabei,View Around Seigan-ji Temple,Momoyama Period(17C.),The Museum of Kyoto
■ Period: Jun 5,2021 (Sat) - Jul 25,2021 (Sun)
■ Venue: The fourth floor

Exhibition “Kobayakawa Shusei : A Life of Journey and Requiem”

▲Kobayakawa Shusei《kuni no tate》1944 Kyotoreizangokokujinjya
■ Period: Aug 7,2021 (Sat) - Sep 26,2021 (Sun)
■ Venue: The fourth and the third floors


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.

Kyoto 1945-52 and beyond

■ Period: Jul 24,2021 (Sat) - Sep 20,2021 (Mon)
■ Venue: The second floor

Taiga Ikeno

■ Period: Sep 25,2021 (Sat) - Nov 21,2021 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

■ Period: Sep 25,2021 (Sat) - Nov 21,2021 (Sun)
■ Venue:

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 Gion Festival

■ Period: Jun 5,2021 (Sat) - Aug 1,2021 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor

■ Period: Aug 7,2021 (Sat) - Sep 26,2021 (Sun)
■ Venue: The second floor


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.

■ Period: Jul 6,2021 (Tue) - Aug 6,2021 (Fri)
■ Venue:
3day free pass