Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan), Kobe

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A visit to Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan) allows you to observe the influence of the West on the Eastern culture, lifestyle, and artwork during the 16th and 17th centuries. Nearly 40,000 artifacts, woodcuts, maps, silk screens, and paintings display a blend of techniques and explain how two distinct cultures merged. Pay special attention to exhibits showing how electricity and gas lamps affected everyday life in Japan. The artifacts from the Iron Age take you even farther into past, providing an important glimpse into the country's development through the ages. Add Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan) and other attractions to your Kobe trip itinerary using our Kobe travel route planner.
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  • The museum is amazing if you’re interested in Kobe’s history. The first floor is free. If you don’t speak Japanese well, you won’t have to worry since they have all English subtitles when projecting....  more
    The museum is amazing if you’re interested in Kobe’s history. The first floor is free. If you don’t speak Japanese well, you won’t have to worry since they have all English subtitles when projecting....  more »
  • Despite the Museum being closed, it continues to promotes itself on all tourist brochures being handed out at Tourist Information. We took the trouble to walk there then finding out it was closed... 
    Despite the Museum being closed, it continues to promotes itself on all tourist brochures being handed out at Tourist Information. We took the trouble to walk there then finding out it was closed...  more »

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