Last updated 4th March 2021
Advance reservations required
The opening time have shortened. (Open hours are 9:30 to 15:30.）
Booking can be made in the following time slots:
9:30-11:30/ 11:30-13:30/13:30-15:30（Entrance until 11:00/13:00/15:00）
• Online reservations must be made by 16:00 of the workday prior to visiting.
• Please enter names and contact information for all visitors.
• Invited guests and Kyoto University staff must also make reservations.
•Please note that the museum may be closed or admission procedures may be changed due to social conditions. Please be sure to check the museum’s website for the latest information when you visit.
• Once inside, visitors may remain in the Museum until closing time.
• A single group may consist of no more than ten (10) members.
• Hands-on exhibits and touch displays may not be used.
• On the day of your visit, confirm all group member names at the reception.
• Kyoto City’s Corona Safety Tracking Service is in use. Please register via the QR code at the reception desk.
Rules for visitors
• Wear a mask at all times, observe coughing etiquette, and wash and disinfect hands before entering the Museum.
• All visitors to the museum will be asked to have their temperature checked using a no-contact thermometer before entering.
• Masks are required. Please inform staff of any reason for being unable to comply.
• Visitors with a temperature of 37.5°C or higher, coughing, or other symptoms, or who are not feeling well, will be denied admission.
• Those who have been in a country or area where the infection has been spreading within the past two (2) weeks will not be allowed admission.
• Disinfectant is available at the entrance/exit and in the lavatories.
• Maintain at least two (2) meters distance among visitors in the Museum.
• Do not touch the exhibits, display cases, glass, etc in the exhibition spaces.
• Avoid using the elevator unless there is a medical necessity to do so.
Personal information will be collected for the sole purpose of accepting visit reservations for the Kyoto University Museum and in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Such information will not be used for any other purpose. We will not provide your personal information to any third party without your permission, except in the following cases:
• when required by law;
• when, after a reasonable attempt has been made to obtain consent, provision of such information may protect another person’s life or property, or contribute to the improvement of public health or the healthy development of children in the community; or
• in the event that legally sanctioned actions by a local or national agency or a designate could be affected by an attempt to obtain consent.
Management of personal information
Visit contact information will be held under strict control and will not be used for any purpose other than those noted above. The Museum will retain such information for one month from the visit date, after which this information will be disposed of in an appropriate manner.
The preceding policy was prepared in accordance with the following guidelines:
• Kyoto University’s Guidelines for Restriction of Activities in Relation to the Spread of the New Coronavirus (3rd edition, revised 12 January 2021)
• Kyoto Prefecture’s Guidelines for Prevention of Infection (revised 27 January 2021)
• the Japan Association of Museums’ Guidelines for Prevention of the Spread of the New Coronavirus in Museums (25 May 2020)