A museum with various exhibitions and a historical appearance
Kyoto municipal museum of art is located close to Heian Jingu Shrine. Various exhibitions, including ones from overseas, are held throughout the year. This is the largest museum to enjoy modern and contemporary art in the Kansai area.
Various exhibitions are held throughout the year. You can check the exhibition schedule on the website. If you have a specific day you’re visiting Kyoto, please check the website!
Enjoy the architecture of the museum, which is the oldest of the existing public museums. The museum has a wonderful historical atmosphere. Please feel free to take a picture in front of the museum.
You can purchase museum goods from the shop located on the first floor. After enjoying the art, please also check out the shop. We hope you can find something you like!
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Smoking, eating, and drinking are prohibited in unauthorized areas.
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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art / 京都市美術館
|Category||Museums & Galleries|
|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 walk 5 minutes. [By other bus routes] Get off at Okazaki Koen/ROHM Theatre, Miyakomesse or at Higashiyama Nijo, Okazaki Koen-guchi and walk 5 minutes. [By subway] Get off at Higashiyama Station of Kyoto City subway Tōzai Lineand walk 10 minutes.|
|Open Hours||9am - 5pm (admission until 4:30pm)|
|Closed||Mondays (open on holidays) / Dec.28 - Jan.2|
The price of admission depends on exhibition
|Credit cards||Not accepted|
The website has a lot of information about the exhibition schedule
|Lanuages spoken||Japanese only|