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Ryozen Museum of History幕末維新ミュージアム 霊山歴史館

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Museum / Science Museum

A museum located across from Kyoto Ryozen Gokoku Shrine and south of the Kodai-ji Zen Temple. The museum opened in 1970 as Japan’s first dedicated to the holistic researching of Japanese history from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji Restoration. The museum collects, researches, and displays the personal effects of historic personages and other artifacts from the period regardless of which side of the Restoration they were on. The museum exhibits pieces from among its collection of over 5,000 objects based on a given theme.

place

Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Seikanjiryousanchou 1 (Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea)

phone 0755313773
place

9:00-17:30 (Closed 18:30 depending on the season)

Review of Ryozen Museum of History

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Reviewed:2019/05/28 No English!
This isnt a good or bad review. Just a warning to English speakers.

On our first attempt to visit, we hiked the long walk uphill from the bus-stop in 34° heat. The museum was closed. We later found...
Reviewed:2017/05/03 Anti-Shogunate Pilgrimage in Kyoto
We kept walking along Sannen-zaka Hill, Ninen-zaka Hill, and Ryoma-zaka Hill to get to Ryozen Museum of History. The museum is known (well-known? or who-knows?) with its exhibition of Bakumatsu...
Reviewed:2011/08/25 Interesting museum, but difficult to find
I was wandering around the eastern side of Kyoto, stumbling across pagodas, shrines, etc that seemed to be strewn willy nilly around the foothills and eventually came across the Ryozen Museum, a...

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Address
Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Seikanjiryousanchou 1 [ map ]
Area
Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea
Phone
0755313773
Hours
9:00-17:30 (Closed 18:30 depending on the season)
Closed
Monday (The next day for public holidays)
Fees
[Adult]900yen
[High School Students/University students]500yen
[Elementary and Junior High School Students]300yen
Parking Lot
Available(5spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available (outside the building)
Wi-Fi
Not available
Note
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of May 20, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Yes (accompanied by parents)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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          Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.