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The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto

(3.2/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the history of the city at the modestly sized The Museum of Kyoto, featuring various illuminating artifacts and exhibitions. Observe artworks and crafts that reveal Kyoto's culture and that of the greater Japanese society. In the gift shop, you'll find many souvenir options in the form of traditional wares and crafts. Check the listings to find out what special exhibits will be on show during your visit. While the museum offers little in the way of English information boards, you can take a pamphlet and audio guide to help decipher the displays. Work out when and for how long to visit The Museum of Kyoto and other Kyoto attractions using our handy Kyoto itinerary planner.
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  • I went out in the Museum of Kyoto. At any rate convenient transportation location. From Kyoto station underground down in your pond, is a 5-minute walk away. Went to see the exhibition of Sekigahara previously, since this is "Sengoku era exhibition" was. Along with an antique aspect of the red-brick exterior combines the splendor of cultural value as a Bank of old Japan Kyoto branch. Fusion does not feel a reasonable comparison of the new building and the old building has become.
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  • Housed in the shops is interesting. If you're a tourist visiting Nishiki market by stopping by once housed shops (grocery stores) around.
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  • This is a very small museum about the origins of Kyoto. The staff are super friendly and obliging and there is a volunteer English guide but unfortunately the exhibits are almost exclusively in Japane...  more »