Museum of Kyoto

The Museum of Kyoto (京都文化博物館, Kyōto Bunka Hakubutsukan) is a museum of the history and culture of Kyoto.

Museum of Kyoto
Established1 October 1988 (1988-10-01)
LocationNakagyō, Kyoto, Japan
Coordinates35°00′33″N 135°45′44″E / 35.00917°N 135.76222°E / 35.00917; 135.76222
TypeHistory museum
ArchitectTatsuno Kingo (Annex)
OwnerKyoto prefectural government
Public transit accessKyoto City Subway: Subway KyotoKarasuma.pngSubway KyotoTozai.png at Karasuma Oike
Kyoto Museums Four

The annex served as Heian Museum of Ancient History until 1986.[1] It was designed by Tatsuno Kingo and Uheiji Nagano as the former Bank of Japan Kyoto Branch and designated as Important Cultural Property of Japan in 1969.[2]


  1. ^ "Introduction" (in Japanese). The Paleological Association of Japan.
  2. ^ "旧日本銀行京都支店" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs.

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