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Kobe Kitano Museum

Area:Kitano / ShinKobe

Kitano Museum uses a historic building of former consulate of United States built in 1898. It was constructed in 1898 as a foreign residence, and used as the consulate of United States after World WarⅡuntil 1978. Kobe Kitano Museum opened one year after Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake occured in 1995. Today, it holds "Painters of Montmartre – Kobe Kitano and Paris Montmartre’s Friendship Exhibition." It exhibits historical items of Kobe Kitano and about first government-owned olive grove. Kitano Museum that serves as offices of KITANO-YAMAMOTO Historical Landmark Preservation Commission and International Olive Academy Kobe introduces you the history and culture of Kobe Kitano district and promotes its chram.

Location2-9-6 Kitano-cho Chuo-ku Kobe
Business hours9:30 - 17:30 (Last entry until 17:00)
ClosedClose irregulary (Please contact the museum for further information).

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