Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

Category: Shrine / temple
Area: Yokohama

Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

At the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History, there are many displays that clearly show the charm of Kanagawa Prefecture's history. Ever since the museum's opening in 1995, many have continued to love the only museum that truly showcases the culture and history of Kanagawa. The building consists of the baroque-styled building, which was priorly used as the Yokohama Specie Bank, and the additional hall, which was built in 1967. The baroque-style building has been designated as an Important Cultural Property. Inside, there are 5 themes, "People who lived in Sagami", "Urban Kamakura and the people of the Medieval Ages", "The culture of the people and streets of the recent times", "Yokohama Port and Modernization", and "Present Kanagawa and the Traditional Culture". Occasional workshops and events for kids are offered.

Basic Information

5-60, Minaminakadoori, Naka-ku, Yokohama city, Kanagawa prefecture, 231-0006
9:30am - 5:00pm (Last Entrance 4:30pm)
Mondays (If Monday is a holiday, it will be closed on that Tuesday *Open on 5/1, 9/18, 9/25), New Years (12/28~1/4), may be closed for document repair)
<General Exhibition>
20 and up: 300 JPY
University Student/ 20 and under: 200 JPY
High School Student/ Seniors (65 and older): 100 JPY
Middle School and younger: No Fee
[Japanese] [English] [Mandarin] [Cantonese] [Korean]


  • FromMinato Mirai Line Bashamichi Station
    walk (about 1 minute)
Category: Shrine / temple
Area: Yokohama

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