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The museum with various exhibitions and a historical appearances
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art/ 京都市美術館
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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Must See !
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!
Must See !
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.
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Smoking, eating, and drinking are prohibited in unauthorized areas.
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
|Categories||Museums & Galleries|
|Address||124, Okazaki Enshojicho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8344|
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
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.
Get off at Higashiyama Station of Kyoto City subway Tōzai Lineand 10 minutes walk.
|Hours||9am - 5pm (admission until 4:30pm)
|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||
The website has a lot of information about the exhibition schedule
|Languages spoken||Japanese only|