Museum of Art

FAQ

Q What are the hours of operation?
A From 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. (Entry until 5:30 pm.)
We are open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday during Special Exhibitions. (Entry until 7:30 pm.)

Q What are the closed days?
A Every Monday. If Monday is a public holiday, we are open that day and closed on the next day.
We are also closed during New Yearfs holidays and maintenance days. For further information, please check the pagesHours of Operation/Admissiont‚ð‚²——‚­‚¾‚³‚¢B

Q What are the admission fees?
A Prices differ depending on exhibitions. Please contact us for details.

Q Can I re-enter after viewing?
A Generally we do not allow re-entries.
Please talk to our staff at the entrance if there is a special reason.

Q What is the closest train station??
A 8 minute walk south from Hanshin Iwaya Sta.
10 minute walk south from JR Kobe Line Nada Sta. South Exit
20 minute walk southwest from Hankyu Kobe Line Oji-koen Sta. West Exit
sTo the Museumt

Q How can I go to the museum by bus?
A ¥From Sannomiya (Counting all of the following three lines, there are approx. 4 buses every hour depending on the time of day)
Kobe City Bus

Bus No. 29 210 yen
Morning: For gMaya Pier, HAT Kobeh 25 minute ride Get on at: Bus stop in front of Sogo, along National Highway 2
*Bus for gMaya Pierh will not stop in front of the museum

Afternoon: For gHAT Kobe, Maya Pierh 10 minute ride
Get on at: Mint Kobe 1F Bus Terminal

* Bus No. 29 may take 30 minutes due to the change in course between morning and afternoon.

Bus No. 101 210 yen
For gHAT Wakinohama Daigototteih 15 minute ride
Get on at: Mint Kobe 1F Bus terminal
Hanshin Bus Direct bus for HAT Kobe 210 yen 10 minute ride
Get on at: Bus terminal on the south of JR Sannomiya Sta., along the police box
(Other side of Sogo Department Store with National Highway 2 in between)

¥From Oji-koen
Kobe City Bus Bus No. 100 210 yen 10 minute ride
Get on at: Cross Yamatekansen road after exiting Hankyu Oji-koen Sta. West Exit
Buses only come approx. once an hour
sTo the Museumt

Q How can I go to the museum by car?
A ¥Driving from Osaka area
¡ Public Highway
Drive west along National Highway 2 or 43. After National Highways 43 and 2 merge, turn left at the first intersection "Iwayanakamachi 4" (a Royal Host is on the corner). The museum is at the end of the road.
¡ Hanshin Expressway Route 3 Kobe Line
Turn left after exiting the Maya Ramp, then turn right at the gMaya Ramp Southh intersection. You will see the museum on your left hand side at the third traffic light.
¡ Hanshin Expressway Route 5 Wangan Line
Drive straight for 2-3 km after passing through the Minami-Ashiyahama Toll Gate. Get off at the Sumiyoshihama exit, drive 1 km on Harbor Highway, then exit to the left at Takaha exit (first exit). Drive along the road and straight through the gMaya Ramp Southh intersection. You will see the museum on your left hand side at the third traffic light.

¥Driving from Sannomiya area
¡ Public highway
Drive east on National Highway 2. Drive straight through the Kasuga intersection and turn right at gIwayanakamachi 4h intersection (3-4 traffic lights after the Kasuga intersection). The museum is at the end of the road.
¡ Hanshin Expressway
Turn right after exiting Expressway 3 Maya Ramp, then turn right at gMaya Ramp Southh intersection. You will see the museum on your left hand side at third traffic light.
sTo the Museumt

Q Is there parking?
A We have underground parking. Please enter from the west side.
Fee 400 yen for the first two hours, then 200 yen every 30 minutes after that (Discount process required at the information desk)
Time 9:30-19:00 Until 21:00 on Friday and Saturday during Special Exhibitions
Number of parking spaces 80 spaces (Include 2 disabled spaces)
Height 2.3m
*Parking discounts are not available for other car parks nearby.

Q Are there spaces for buses?
A Bus waiting spaces are available. No charge applied. Please make a reservation at the time of group booking.
Tel: 078-262-0901 Fax: 078-262-0903

Q Is it possible to enter the museum with wheelchairs and baby strollers??
A We have elevators and slopes inside the building.
We also offer a wheelchair and stroller lending service. Please apply at the 1F information desk.
sMuseum Facilityt

Q Do you have coin lockers?
A Yes. (100 yen deposit type)
If larger luggage does not fit in the locker, we can look after it at the information desk at the 1F entrance hall.
sMuseum Facilityt

Q Can we bring in pets?
A Animals are strictly forbidden from entering the museum.
However, guide dogs and other assistance dogs may enter with their owners.

Q Is it possible only to use the Art Information Center, Museum Shop, cafe or restaurant??
A Yes.
MaterialssUser Guidet
Museum Shop, Cafe and RestaurantsUser Guidet

Q When and where can I join the gTomo no Kaih supporter's group?
A Applications can be made from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Art Information Centerfs counter. (Times do not change when the museum is open until late.)

Q Is the museum not a bit too cold??
A The temperature/humidity is set for the protection of the art works.
We recommend that you come wearing a flexible outfit as you may find it cold especially during summer.
We thank you for your understanding and your cooperation.

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