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Kyoto National Museum Information

Kyoto National Museum
Specialty: Japanese and East Asian Art
The Kyoto National Museum was established over a hundred years ago in 1897 in the Higashiyama district of southeastern Kyoto. It is a museum that focuses on early works of art, cultural artifacts, and archaeological finds from Kyoto and from other parts of Japan as well as from East Asia. The Collections Hall, which houses the permanent collection, exhibits objects from the areas of archaeology, ceramics, and Buddhist sculpture, as well as ancient to early modern paintings, calligraphy, textiles, lacquerware, and metal works. The Special Exhibition Hall, which was built in the Meiji Period (1868 - 1912), features special exhibitions that are held for a limited period.
Address: 527 Chayamachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto , 605-0931 Japan
Phone: 075-541-1151
Admission: 500 yen
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, except Fridays 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Enter by 5:30 p.m.)
Friday 9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. (Enter by 7:30 p.m.)

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