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Kamakura Museum of History and Culture

Art&Cultural facilities

This museum, which opened in May 2017, is a place where visitors can interact, study and experience the historical and cultural heritage of Kamakura.
It uses an individual house designed by the office of renowned British architect Norman Foster,and it presents mainly artifacts from Kamakura as well as the history of Kamakura from prehistoric and ancient times up to the modern era.

Basic information


1-5-1 Ogigayatsu Kamakura City

What to see The latest video exhibits that incorporate dioramas and projection mapping, a
garden that resembles the landscape of the medieval period, and the panoramic view of the sea
from the hill.
About visiting/About the facility Visit fees/Entry fees : Adults (ages 16 and older): 300 yen
Elementary / Junior high school students (ages 6 to
15): 100 yen
Visit hours/Entry hours : 10:00–16:00 (last admission at 15:30)
Closed: Sundays and public holidays
Parking Not available



Kamakura city hall civic life department tourism section


18-10, Onarimachi,Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, 248-8686, Japan

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E-mail address

Kamakura City Hall

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