Kobe City Museum

Kobe City Museum
Kobe, Japan

The Kobe City Museum owns nearly 70,000 objects,including a National Treasure comprising 21 items and six important Cultural Assets comprising 74 items. They are divided into the following general categories: archaeological artifacts, including bronze bells and bronze halberds unearthed at Sakuragaoka; nearly 7,000 objects of art, including color woodcut prints from the late 19th century and a Namban-style works, including "Equestrian Kings of Europe"collected by Hajime Ikenaga and "Portrait of Saint Francis Xavier";nearly 8,000 old maps and geographical materials collected by Matsutaro Namba and Takejiro Akioka, among which are many maps produced in Japan and abroad, such as the "Small Map of Japan by (Tadataka) Ino" and "Japan Atlas Byobu"; and historical documents and artifacts regarding Kobe. Some objects of art and old maps can be displayed for only a limited time due to reasons connected with the preservation.

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Kobe City Museum24 Kyōmachi
Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0034
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Opening hours
Tuesday9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
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