Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan), Kobe
(4.1/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
A visit to Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan) allows you to observe the influence of the West on the Eastern culture, lifestyle, and artwork during the 16th and 17th centuries. Nearly 40,000 artifacts, woodcuts, maps, silk screens, and paintings display a blend of techniques and explain how two distinct cultures merged. Pay special attention to exhibits showing how electricity and gas lamps affected everyday life in Japan. The artifacts from the Iron Age take you even farther into past, providing an important glimpse into the country's development through the ages. Using our online itinerary creator, Kobe attractions like Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • From Sannomiya Station to the South was former foreign settlement and building in the architecture of the early Showa era brews exoticism of ancient Greece style cylinder. I went with Kobe Kojiro matsukata deep margin of the matsukata collection. Scattered collections, depression from the first world war to invest his money collected European art, Western art, spread to Japan, but unfortunately, some of them are Ueno became the summer Heritage Museum. In the spirit of the feisty businessman was impressed. Various exhibitions in the Museum, be sure to check out and then walk together always looking forward to it.
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  • And exploring the old settlement but didn't know in advance, we went through advertising of the exhibition of the matsukata collection. Building itself is old stone house in quite spectacular. Exhibition was satisfied.
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  • Matsukata Kojiro (son of Prime Minister matsukata) up to 11/27, part of Kobe port opening 150th anniversary event was the first President of Kawasaki heavy industries, Kawasaki shipbuilding (at the time) during the first world war collected from Monet, Picasso, and other famous paintings are exhibited together. Come stay of matsukata's voted for private art collection in hot hearts showed very real chance to Harbor enjoy in Kobe. But now no chance!
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  • Interesting museum. Rather expensive entrance fee. The English information is present but limited so you won't get the full experience in just English. The rotating exhibitions can be quite so I recommend going if the exhibition looks interesting to you.
  • If you have any interest in how opening ports to the west impacted Japan, this the museum for you. They have wonderful English descriptions on most of the exhibits. The mid nineteenth century machine that creates permanent hair waves is worth the price of admission.
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  • Nearby tourist destinations such as nice and also the contents of the exhibition, China town. Especially Egypt, Greece of the exhibition is always satisfied. Museum shop and may devise various shop in Kobe and collaboration.
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  • Not permanent enough NANBAN art is selling the unintelligible. NANBAN folding screens both Nobunaga and Xavier on the real final. It consists of contributions from individuals of Office work. I think it is contrary to the wishes of Mr. Takeshi ikenaga NANBAN. There were other posts about staff and lacks a sense of urgency. Because it was amazing just published by the Museum of namban art selection catalogue stars, one bonus was. That much is not a Museum and stop by when you have time. If you go make sure look before we recommend from.
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