Kyoto National Museum

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Japanese script: 京都国立博物館
Area: Kyoto
Address: 527 Chayacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0931, [map]
Access: 487 m from Shichijō Station Keihan Main Line (KH37)
0.8 km from Kiyomizu-Gojō Station Keihan Main Line (KH38)
1.0 km from Tōfukuji Station Nara Line (D2)
Hours: Tue - Sun 09:30-17:00
Admission: Adults: ¥520
Students: ¥260
Website: http://www.kyohaku.go.jp/eng/index.html

Founded in 1897, the Kyoto National Museum houses an important collection of pre-modern Japanese and Asian art.

The museum houses more than 12,000 works, of which 6,000 are on display at any one time.

Admission for children of high school age and under is free,