About the Fukuoka City Museum

Fukuoka City faces the Genkai-nada Sea in the northern part of Kyushu. It is at the western tip of the crescent-shaped Japanese archipelago and draws near to the Eurasian continent and the Korean peninsula. Our ancestors kept this area rich and lively by coming into contact first with cultures the rest of Japan was unaware of, by developing forms of production and economic activity never experienced before and by overcoming threats not encountered in the past. Subject matter of our permanent exhibitions addresses the history of Fukuoka and the lifestyle of the people of this area, which served as a gateway to foreign interchange.

The Exhibition of Samurai
September 7 – November 4, 2019

This special exhibition introduces a variety of artistic Japanese traditional armor and swords that Japan boasts to the world!

Fukuoka City Museum
9:30-17:30(Last Entrance 17:00)
Closed on Mondays (If Monday falls on a national holiday, the next day.)
Admission
Adults:¥1,500, High school/University Students: ¥900 Junior High School or Younger: free
Discount for non-Japanese nationals (ID such as passport or residency card required)
Adult 1,500 yen →1,300 yen
HS & College 900 yen →700 yen
Under JHS: Free

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Exhibition Schedule 2019

Exhibition Schedule 2019

Business Hours

9:30 A.M.~5:30 P.M.(guests are admitted until 5 P.M.)
The Fukuoka City Museum will be open until 8:00pm on the following days:
・Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from July 20th (Sat.) until August 25th (Sun.)
・August 13th, 14th and 15th

Days Closed

Mondays(If Monday falls on a national holiday, the next day).
December 28-January 4 for the New Year Holidays
For the next two weeks (long holidays), the museum will be open without any breaks.
April 28-May 6
August 11-17

Admission Charge

  Adults High School /
University students
Charge 200 yen
(150 yen)
150 yen
(100 yen)

No charge for Junior High School Students and younger
( ) Rate for groups of 20 or more
Admission to the Permanent Exhibition and Feature Exhibition Rooms are the same.
Admission to the Special Exhibition Room is set differently.

Admission policy for discount and exemption

Admission will not be charged for those presenting the following: Physical Disability Certificate, Rehabilitation Certificate, Mental Disability Certificate (one caretaker for each of the above three mentioned will also not be charged admission), Claimant Certificate for Medical Care for Government Designated Intractable Diseases, Congenital Blood Clotting Factor Disorder Medical Recipient Certificate, Infant Designated Chronic Disease Medical Care Consultation Ticket as well as Silver Notebooks or any other form of identification certifying the holder to be 65 years of age or older issued to residents of Fukuoka City, Kitakyushu City, Kumamoto City and Kagoshima City.

Contact

[Adress] 3-1-1, Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
[TEL] 81+(0)92-845-5011 [FAX] 81+(0)92-845-5019

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Fukuoka City Museum

3-1-1, Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka
TEL : 81+(0)92-845-5011
FAX : 81+(0)92-845-5019

Business Hours
9:30 A.M.~5:30 P.M.(guests are admitted until 5 P.M. only)
The Fukuoka City Museum will be open until 8:00pm on the following days
・Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from July 20th (Sat.) until August 25th (Sun.)
・From August 12th(Mon.) until 15th(Thu.)
Days Closed
Mondays
(If Monday falls on a national holiday, the next day).
December 28-January 4 for the New Year Holidays

For the next two weeks (long holidays), the museum will be open without any breaks.
April 28-May 6
August 11-18