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Kobe City Museum

Area:Kyu-kyoryuchi (Old Foreign Settlement)

The building of "Former Yokohama Seikin Bank" built in 1935, was renovated and opened as Kobe City Museum in 1982. Approximately 40,000 items including National heritage of "Dotaku" or a bronze bell, and "Douki" or a bronze dagger-axe, from Sakuragaoka, ancient historical materials, artistic materials related to Southern Barbarians and Caucasian, and ancient map materials are exhibited with the basic theme of "International culture exchange, and relationship between East and West and its change" The permanent exhibition is focused on Kobe, exhibiting six main themes of how Japan and foreign countries exchange their cultures. Exhibitions with the items that the museum holds mainly and special exhibitions along with the basic theme are also held.

Location24 Kyomachi Chuo-ku Kobe
Business hours10:00 - 17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
ClosedMondays (closed the following day if Monday is a national holiday)

Last updated:January 12, 2018

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