THE MUSEUM OF KYOTO (075-222-0888)
The Museum of Kyoto is a comprehensive cultural facility whose purpose is simply to introduce the history and culture of Kyoto. In addition to an exhibition of historic Kyoto using mockups and films, arts and crafts closely associated with the city are displayed in the Crafts Room. Masterpieces of the cinema are screened in the Film Room. The museum annex was formerly the Kyoto Branch of the Bank of Japan. As representative of the Western-style buildings that were constructed in Japan during the Meiji Period, it has been designated as the national important cultural asset.
"The Arts of Ainu : The World Which Creates with Kamuy"
- Nov.23 (Mon./Hol.), 2009 ~ Jan.11 (Mon./Hol.), 2010
- 1,000yen (Adults) / 700yen (Univ. &hi. sch. stus.) / 400yen (Jr. hi & elmt. sch. Stus. )
"The Legacy of CARTHAGE - A Journey Across the Mediterranean"
Feb.11 (Thu./Hol.) ~ Apr.4 (Sun.), 2010
1,300yen (Adults) / 900yen (Univ. &hi. sch. stus.) / 600yen (Jr. hi & elmt. sch. Stus. )
10:00 ~ 19:30 ( ~ 18:00 ( ~ 19:30 on Fri.) for special exhibitions)
(Enter by 30 min. before closing)
Mondays (Closed on Tue. if Mon. is a holiday.), Dec.28 ~ Jan.3
3-min. walk east along Sanjo Street from Karasuma-Oike Stn. on the Kyoto City Subway from Kyoto Stn. on the JR Kyoto Line,
7-min. walk north along Takakura Street from Karasuma Stn. on the Hankyu Line, 15-min. walk west along Sanjo Street from Sanjo Stn. on the Keihan Line