For visitors on and after 1. Aug. 2022, the reservation is no more required. However, for groups of 20 or more persons, please book in advance from here . (Currently the booking website is available in Japanese only. We apologize for the inconvenience.) (2022.07.31)

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Permanent Exhibitions


  • Suruga Date Documents (Medieval) Have Been Newly Released

    Suruga Date Documents (Medieval) have been newly released by a joint project with Princeton University.

    Please check here for more details.


    Joint Project With Princeton University

    Kyoto University and Princeton University initiated a joint project in March 2020 in order to deepen the knowledge and awareness of Japanese history and culture throughout the world. The goal is to disseminate images, transcriptions, translations, and research about Japanese documents owned by the Kyoto University Museum.


    The Kyoto University Museum, Kyoto University Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University Library Network and the Department of East Asian Studies of Princeton University will collaborate in carrying out this project.