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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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  • I visited the Kyoto museum without any expectations except to learn something of the local history and culture. What I found when I got there was a fantastic exhibition of the Czech artist Mucha... 
    I visited the Kyoto museum without any expectations except to learn something of the local history and culture. What I found when I got there was a fantastic exhibition of the Czech artist Mucha...  more »
  • Generally average museum, its website suggested it had more than what was actually there. General admission was 500Y, which was ok value for what we got. The first floor has been set up like an Edo....  more
    Generally average museum, its website suggested it had more than what was actually there. General admission was 500Y, which was ok value for what we got. The first floor has been set up like an Edo....  more »
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  • They hold interesting exhibits quite often. Location is splendid. Architecture is beautiful as well.
  • Beautiful place lots of history the new exhibition didnt have english except for a paper that give you one line about what you see but it still was Beautiful, the regular exhibition has english guides

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