The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto

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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. For The Museum of Kyoto and beyond, use our Kyoto online road trip planner to get the most from your Kyoto vacation.
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  •  Look has Turner exhibition from 2 月 27 日 4 月 25 日 held as an exhibition. The British landscape painter Joseph j.m. William Turner, oil painting is like it was before, is gathered from the Scottish National Museum of fine arts group and Koriyama City Museum of art, and could be seen 75 watercolors, prints 112 pieces all at once. Used in flyers, special exhibition of Turner said, is famous views of the sea, such as the battleship Temeraire issue has become, 5 chapters, chapter in "seascape" and "fishermen are on the beach on the Leeward side, some" and "Tynemouth Priory." St Albans head off ", such as in not to be missed, in the chapter geography landscapes,"somerhill, Tonbridge, and "East view of Fonthill Abbey, at noon", in the chapter on "Coulton Hill from Edinburgh", "mountains", "Snowdon, Afterglow "such as I like.
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  • Is fun just walking along the streets of Kyoto, but seems old Japan Kyoto Bank (important cultural asset) is the building. Yankee specifications are open in front of the modern building of baked sweet potato shop is downstairs.
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  • Watching old movies is now being aired on TV once in a while, been housed in rented on DVD, but still this movie theater to watch on a one-year on how trains are about 10 times, I'll come here. There will be screened as well as old paintings to Kobe and Osaka is much too narrow, hotel is said dark atmosphere, or points to physiological comfort, not just polite in bright, clean feet, you too. Also interesting how special, featured Sawamura Sadako thousand Sumitomo Osaka Eiko and this month-asked 2 times in 1 week the actor and both men died a long time has passed since and not forgetting the Hsing. Here is no annual visitor numbers will be reduced significantly. Always ago the screening notes and a brief film description and end time Lady in black cinema's said ago, but it is useless bureaucracy, full of malaise fun tension down ago every meeting should take. Surely a dark character-I selfishly thought, was heard for the first time recently that in the lobby conversations with customers-please look surprisingly bright cheerful and of course also the passion for film with plenty of! A-it's what it was! It more you exert on the Info! Nendoroid will come to enjoy our (^ _ ^) / ♪ every year in August, eco-(domestic cooling costs savings encouragement) of, is admission free, even though (I always seating) to go to the early seats are never in healthy elderly neighbor to overcrowded-is indeed Kyoto, Eco-sensitive.
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  • One of the many, many, many museums in Kyoto city. Well worth a stop even though they are currently under renovation. The architecture brings you back a century or two and stepping inside is like entering a kind of movies you get transported. The first floor is free and you are able to buy what you see from the revolving exhibition. Inside of the museum there is a shopping area, a rest area, and even a cafe where you can have breakfast or lunch!
  • Was OK. Nice executions with pretty artifacts on show. Hardly any English text so I didn't really learn much. Plus the standard exhibitions are not many, but you have to pay 3 times extra to see the special ones...
  • Decent museum, be sure to check what the special exhibition is before heading there though because I think it was the highlight atm. If you have already been the the Osaka museum I don't think it is worth visiting floor 2 of this museum. The Turner special exhibit was really great though.
  • Decent museum, we saw the Turner watercolour exhibition which was very good. Only had his early works which was a bit disappointing. The top floor was closed and the 5th floor is Japanese calligraphy. The lower floors are Kyoto history.
  • Why the staff didn't mention to me that there I was paying 500yen to spend 10 mins in a place with absolutely nothing on display is still a point of confusion for me
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