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Announcement of Museum Closures, Nov. 29– Dec 11, 2016

The Kyoto National Museum's red brick special exhibitions hall, the Meiji Kotokan, is currently closed in preparation for structural upgrades. Special exhibitions are being organized instead inside the new Heisei Chishinkan Wing. For this reason, some or all of the Heisei Chishinkan Wing galleries may be closed to the public for installation before and after special exhibitions.

During these closure periods, the Kyoto National Museum's gardens remain open to the public, with a reduced admission fee. Please check the following schedule for details. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Full Closure of Heisei Chishinkan Wing Galleries:


Nov. 29 (Tuesday) –Dec 11 (Sunday), 2016

Open areas: Museum gardens, outdoor exhibits
Closed areas: Entire Heisei Chishinkan (no entrance into building)

Admission: 260 yen (includes guide booklet to the Kyoto National Musuem gardens and outdoor exhibits)
(Free admission for youths under 17 and seniors over 70, not including guide booklet.)
Hours: 9:30–17:00 (enter by 16:30)

Updated:Nov. 28, 2016

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