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The museum with various exhibitions and a historical appearances

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Kyoto municipal museum of art is located close to Heian Jingu Shrine. Various exhibitions which includes foreign exhibitions are held throughout the year. Here is the biggest museum that you can enjoy modern and contemporary arts in west Japan.
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I could enjoy outside of the museum as well. For example, of course an appearance of the museum is a historical, in addition to it, huge Heian jingu shrine torii is also a signature point. After enjoying an art appreciation, I suggest to walk around the museum.
Exhibitions
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Exhibitions
Various exhibitions are held throughout the year. You can check the exhibition schedule on the website. If you have the specific day to visit Kyoto, please check the website!
Appearance
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Appearance
Please see an appearance which is the oldest appearance among the existing public museums. It feels as a historical atmosphere, please take pictures in front of the museum.
Museum goods
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Museum Goods
You can purchase the museum goods in a shop which is located on the first floor of the museum. After enjoying an art appreciation, please also check the shop. I hope that you can find out your favorite items!
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Smoking, eating, and drinking are prohibited in unauthorized areas.
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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Categories Museums & Galleries
Phone +81 75-771-4334
Address 124, Okazaki Enshojicho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8344
Directions [By JR/bus]

From JR/Kintetsu Kyoto Station (Kyoto-eki-mae boarding area A1), take Kyoto City Bus No. 5 (toward Iwakura Sōshajō-mae), get off at Okazaki Koen/Bijutsukan,Heian Jingu-mae

From JR/Kintetsu Kyoto Station (Kyoto-eki-mae boarding area D1), take Kyoto City Bus No. 100 (toward Ginkakuji Temple, express), get off at Okazaki Koen/Bijutsukan,Heian Jingu-mae

[By Hankyu/Keihan/bus]

From Hankyū Karasuma Station/Kawaramachi Stationor Keihan Sanjō Station, take Kyoto City Bus No. 5 (toward Iwakura Sōshajō), get off at Okazaki Koen/Bijutsukan,Heian Jingu-mae

From Hankyū Karasuma Station/Kawaramachi Stationor Keihan Gion-Shijō Station, take Kyoto City Bus No. 46 (toward Heian Jingū Shrine), get off at Okazaki Koen/Bijutsukan,Heian Jingu-mae and 5 minutes walk.

[By other bus routes]

Get off at Okazaki Koen/ROHM Theatre, Miyakomesse or get off at Higashiyama Nijo, Okazaki Koen-guchi and 5 minutes walk.

[By subway]

Get off at Higashiyama Station of Kyoto City subway Tōzai Lineand 10 minutes walk.
Hours 9am - 5pm (admission until 4:30pm)
Reservations Not accepted
Closed Mondays (open on holidays) / Dec.28 - Jan.2
Fee The price of admission depends on exhibition
Credit cards Not accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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The website has a lot of information about the exhibition schedule
Information Japanese only
Languages spoken Japanese only
URL http://www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp/bunshi/kmma/en/index.html
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art +81 75-771-4334 The price of admission depends on exhibition 1/3

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