Guidance & Map


General admission
  Adults Univ. students
per person 400 JPY 300 JPY

free admission for the followings (ID req. to certify):

  • persons with disabilities, plus one atendant for each
  • persons at/over age 70 or under age 18
  • students of high, junior high, or elementary school
  • students of universities within Kyoto prefecture
  • Kyoto University students and staff
Group admission (20 or more)
  Adults Univ. students
per person 300 JPY 200 JPY
  • for each group, 1 guide may enter at no charge

Please pay only with cash

Floor Guidance


Natural history exhibition room

  1. Living Earth
  2. Minerals that make up the earth
  3. Evolutionary histories engraved in fossils
  4. Primatology in Kyoto University
  5. Origin of cultivated plants
  6. Biodiversity and mutualism in temperate forests
  7. Virtual lab
  8. Biodiversity and mutualism in tropical rainforests:
    Nature of Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia
    No.8: Nature of Lambir Hills, 2F No.8 Nature of Lambir Hills, 2F

History of Technology Exhibition Room

  1. Lab instruments and mock-ups

Cultural history exhibition room

  1. Kyoto in the Edo period
  2. Historical documents of Japan
  3. Ancient Japanese culture and East Asia

Interactive space

  1. Museum shop
  2. Research Resource Archive, Kyoto University: Audio-Visual Station
  3. Muse Lab

Access Map

Kyoto City bus

Take the following lines to Hyakumanben

  • from JR or Kintetsu railway Kyoto station: 17 or 206
  • from Hankyu railway Kawaramachi station: 17, 31, or 201
  • from Subway Karasuma line Imadegawa station: 201 or 203
  • from Subway Tozai line Higashiyama station: 31, 01, or 206

… then walk 2 minutes due south to the Museum. Please note that parking is not available.

Keihan railway

From Osaka, ride to the end of the line at Demachiyanagi station.
Walk due east along Imadegawa, and turn south at the Hyakumanben intersection. (approx. 15 min on foot)

Hours of operation

9:30–16:30 (last entry at 16:00)
on every Wednesday–Sunday, except: Dec 28–Jan 4, Jun 18 (University foundation day), and Wed on the 3rd week of Aug (summer holiday)

Contact information

Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
tel : +81-(0)75-753-3272 / fax : +81-(0)75-753-3277

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