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Kamakura Kokuhoukan Museum (鎌倉国宝館)

 0467220753  Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 2-1-1 (Tsuruoka Hachimangu Shrine)

Kamakura Kokuhoukan Museum (“Kamakura National Treasures Museum”) is a history and art museum located within the precincts of the Tsurgaoka Hachimangu Shrine, which was opened in 1928. The exhibits include carvings, paintings, ancient documents etc. donated by local temples and shrines. The museum building is itself designated as a National Registered Tangible Cultural Property.


9:00-16:30 (until 16:00)
Monday (next Weekday for Public holiday), exhibition replacement periods, special arrangement period, New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee] General 300 yen-600 yen (different from the exhibition)
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Review of Kamakura Museum of National Treasures

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/10/13 Period Culture
Quiet little museum tucked in the outer grounds of Hachimangu that feature mostly Kamakura treasures of all shapes and sizes. Fascinating collection of temple statuary.
Well worth seeing out.
Reviewed:2018/09/01 Definetly worth a visit
We basically stopped in because it was really boiling hot outside and after going around the temple we needed a break from the heat. Heat or no heat this place is utterly amazing and well worth a...
Reviewed:2018/06/21 Well worth a visit
This museum is a treasure. You can admire the beautiful exhibits and gain an appreciation of Kamakura.
Reviewed:2018/05/29 Small, peaceful meseum with great content from Kamakura Period temples
A small museum in the Hachiman-gu grounds, focussing on Kamakura period items relocated from local Buddhist temples. About half the exhibits are wooden sculptures, but there’s also paintings and...
Reviewed:2018/04/18 Great Little Museum
This little museum has some great sculptures. Unfortunately photos were not allowed, so I can't share them with you. I guess you will just have to see for yourselves.

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