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Kobe Kitano Museum

Area:Kitano / ShinKobe
Genre:Sightseeing

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.


***Notice Now Open at discounted rate ***

Due to building maintenance and inspection, restrictions on entry into some rooms apply. During this period, admission specially becomes 200 yen for adult (over Junior High School student), 100 yen for elementary school student. (excluding special exhibition)

Location2-9-6 Kitano-cho Chuo-ku Kobe
Near station
  • 9-minute walk from Kobeshikotsukyoku Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line Shinkobe South Exit
  • 9-minute walk from Hokushinkyuko Dentetsu Hokushin Kyuko-Dentetsu Shinkobe South Exit
  • 12-minute walk from Kobeshikotsukyoku Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line Sannomiya(Kobe Subway) East Exit 8
  • 14-minute walk from JR Nishinihon JR San'yo Shinkansen Shinkobe
  • 15-minute walk from JR Nishinihon JR Tokaido Main Line(Maibara-Kobe) Sannomiya(Hyogo) Central Exit
Telephone078-251-0581
Business hours9:30 - 17:30 (Last entry until 17:00)
ClosedClose irregulary (Please contact the museum for further information).
Coupon 200yen discount for a waffel set in museum cafe
Cannot be used with other offer.
Expiration date:

Last updated:September 19, 2017

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