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The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto

(3.2/5 based on 120+ 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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  • 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 »
  • Walking, discover. Go ahead would be じ店 marts, visited the shop, paper, book, etc. Shop for food also available. It then visited the free space on the first floor. What you want to buy, not a wish. I didn't go to paying exhibitions.
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  • During the Kyoto sightseeing two Dali exhibition Rafa! This exhibition of Salvador Dali prints at the Museum of Kyoto. Dali exhibition at Kyoto Municipal Museum of art. Nothing extravagant. Neither of great pieces and enhanced content. Could watch the slow and crowded as the Salvador Dali exhibition! In the Museum shop located at the entrance on the first floor in the main building, rich also Kyoto crafts exhibition catalogs and related products. Kyoto cultural Museum goods unobtainable here but also sales. Next to the main building is an important cultural asset in the red-brick annex. The design from the Tokyo station designed by Tatsuno kingo. Great buildings as well. Lit up at night, it is very beautiful!
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