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Announcement of Partial Closures of the Museum, May 23–June 11, 2017

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 and sometimes other areas of the Heisei Chishinkan Wing 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:


May 23 (Tuesday) –June 1 (Thursday), 2017

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

June 2 (Friday) –11 (Sunday), 2017

Open areas: Museum gardens, outdoor exhibits, public areas of the Heisei Chishinkan (grand lobby, museum shop)
Closed areas: All museum galleries

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:May. 15, 2017

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