Kamakura Museum of History and Culture, Kamakura

4.4
#5 of 14 in Museums in Kamakura
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Kamakura Museum of History and Culture is located in Kamakura. Add Kamakura Museum of History and Culture and other attractions to your Kamakura trip itinerary using our Kamakura online sightseeing planner.
Create an itinerary including Kamakura Museum of History and Culture
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Kamakura Museum of History and Culture reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
12 reviews
Google
5.0
TripAdvisor
  • This museum is in a beautiful building by Norman Foster. It gives some explanation about the history of the area. Recently they added a corner with pictures and information about Chiune Sugihara as...  more »
  • Some information about the history of Kamakura and archeological finding for this area. Included in the exhibition is a corner dedicated to Chiune Sugihara.  more »
Google
  • Interesting and succinct history Kamakura's relationship to the rest of Japan. I love Samurai history so it was interesting to read all the information that Museum had to offer. They also had real life historical architecture int he back of the Museum. They noticed right away from my blonde hair and blue eyes that I did not know any Japanese and they were able to get a wise man to give me a brief tour of the Museum in English. It was awesome.

Plan your trip to Kamakura

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Kamakura

See all ›
©
Historic Site
Hase-dera Temple
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
©
Religious Site
Kōtoku-in
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
©
Historic Site
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Religious Site
Hase-dera Temple Kannondo
5.0
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Kamakura

©
Mountain
Mt. Takao Hachioji
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
©
Island
Enoshima Island Fujisawa
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
©
Neighborhood
Susukino Sapporo
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Walking Area
Nagoe Excavation Kanagawa Prefecture
5.0
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Kamakura

See all ›
©
Religious Site
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Site
Kencho-ji Temple
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
©
Religious Site
Engaku-ji Temple
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Religious Site
Kakuonji Temple
4.6
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Kamakura

©
Hiking Trail
Kamakura Hiking Trails
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Lookout
Hase-dera Temple Scenic Walkway
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Gift & Specialty Shop
Kotonoichi Kamakura
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Gift & Specialty Shop
Kamakura Boshiya Hat Shop Honten
5.0
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Kamakura

See all ›
Gift & Specialty Shop
Samuraikibun Kamakura
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Gift & Specialty Shop
Nugoo, Ninotorii
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Toshimaya Honten
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Gift & Specialty Shop
Kamakura Ham Tomioka Shokai Kamakurakomachi Honten
4.2
Duration: 1 hour

Nearby attractions in Kamakura

City Tour
Ebisuya Kamakura
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
©
Landmark
Kamakura Komachidori
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
©
Religious Site
Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
©
Religious Site
Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing)
4.1
Duration: 1 hour