Fukuoka City Museum


Starting with the “Gold Seal” (a National Treasure), Fukuoka City Museum offers an accessible and relaxed exhibition, utilizing abundant materials from within and outside of Japan that have strong ties to Fukuoka. The museum is filled with various kinds of facilities as well as Special Exhibition Rooms for a variety of events, an Information Service Center offering information about cultural assets and other points of interest, the Asian Experience Learning Room where visitors can actually use musical instruments and toys from Asian countries, and much, much more! The “Nihongo” (a lance that is the subject of the folk song “Kurodabushi”) is part of the permanent collection. Also on display are the swords, curved beads, and mirrors that were unearthed from the Takagi Remains.

*Area: Building - 10,088 square meters (about 108,600 square feet); Total floor area - 16,728 square meters (about 180,060 square feet); Exhibition section - 4,835 square meters (about 52,040 square feet); Educational section - 1,429 square meters (about 15,380 square feet)
*Tours: Available. No reservations necessary. Visitors can observe freely during normal business hours.
*Accessibility: Wheelchair-accessible bathrooms; wheelchair rental; wheelchair ramp; elevator; textured paving blocks for the visually impaired
*Discounts available for persons with disabilities and senior citizens

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 814-0001 福岡県福岡市早良区百道浜3-1-1
Address 3-1-1 Momochihama, Sawara Ward, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka
Telephone Number 092-845-5011(福岡市博物館)
Contact Fukuoka City
Closed Every Monday (The next day in case of a National Holiday); New Year’s Holidays (December 28 - January 4)
Car Park 250 vehicles (Paid parking)
Access By subway - A 15 minute walk from Nishijin Station
By bus - A 2 minute walk from Nishitetsu “Fukuoka Tower Minami-guchi” stop
Website http://museum.city.fukuoka.jp/english/index_e.html

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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