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Kobe City Museum (Kobe Shiritsu Hakubutsukan)

24 Kyo-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0034, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-391-0035
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A good museum

It is not as big as other more famous museums, but it has a permanent exhibition about the city... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
M1ch3l3
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Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Kakutei Exhibition in Kobe Museum

Kaki tie was fascinating. He had excellent paintings and we enjoyed them. The museum gave a good... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Carolaku
,
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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24 Kyo-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0034, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-391-0035
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

It is not as big as other more famous museums, but it has a permanent exhibition about the city, and it is very interesting,

Thank M1ch3l3
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Kaki tie was fascinating. He had excellent paintings and we enjoyed them. The museum gave a good overview of Kobe's history especially the western settlement and the opening of the port. However being Kobe's museum we expected a more comprehensive coverage of everything that represents...More

1  Thank Carolaku
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Interesting museum detailing Japan and Kobe's history of interaction with other cultures, from ancient artifacts through more modern objects from the mid-1800s on. Also some fascinating artwork showing the intersection of Japanese and Western technique. English signage is quite good, and the building itself is...More

Thank 535natep
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I visited this museum as part of my day with a local Goodwill volunteer guide and it was wonderful. It was a very slow day and we were treated to a personal tour led by a staff member and two docents; indeed they were so...More

1  Thank comcox
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The building, which was built in 1935, immitated an anciant Greek's style, is amazing and magnificent. This building used to be a bank's and was designated as Registerd tangible cultural property in 1996. This area used to be the center of Kobe when Kobe port...More

Thank 八千代 西
Reviewed 27 May 2015

It is not too big. You can understand the history of Kobe in a half-day. The exhibition is understandable. Some old things are fantastic.

Thank Sornsupha L
Reviewed 29 March 2015

from the Kunsthaus in Zurich. Traced the art movements for over 100 years. Well attended and by young people.

Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Don't miss this museum. Its very central and only a 10-12 minute walk from the Sannomya central JR railway station. The permanent exhibitions deal with the city's history and in particular with the international cultural, social and business that Kobe has been noted forThere are...More

Thank MelbourneOztraveller
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Went to see the 2nd last day of the Hokusai exhibit, which was lovely. It was crazy busy, so I think we spent around 3 hrs, in what could've easily been done in 1 hr. But it was worth it!

Thank BrideChilla
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Its a :" the journey is more imp than destination" kind of a place... the trek is beautiful...sort of reminds you of a movie set... when you start the trek its so green and lovely that its hard to imagine that its so close to...More

2  Thank shrutzin
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