For exhibit replacement , change business hours as follows 
■Change schedule of business hours
On the 30th of Novenber 20018(Fri) 10:30~18:00(last entry:17:30)
 Special exhibition
2018/06/01~11/30
Katsushika Hokusai  BEST 7
 
Exhibition every two months
Katsushika Hokusai New Collection
 
2018/06/01~11/30
Kyoto and Ohmi was drawn Ukiyo-e
 
Information of the next special exhibition 
  2018.12.1(Sat)~2019.5.31(Fri)
  「Shogun and Kyoto」
「KATANA ~Bisyu Osafune Kagemitsu&Kanemitsu~」
 
Shogun and Kyoto
  
 
KATANA
~Bisyu Osafune Kagemitsu&Kanemitsu~
 
 
 
イベント案内
  • 2018/06/01~11/30
    • 葛飾北斎 BEST 7
      京・近江の浮世絵展
 
  • 2か月毎の特別展示
    • 葛飾北斎ニューコレクション

 


イベント案内
2018.05.11

On 31st May, we close 30 miutes earlier than normal schedule because of the desplay substitute.

Entry: until 17:30pm

Close: 18:00pm

 


tripadvisor(トリップアドバイザー)

Welcome to the Kyoto Ukiyo-e Museum

The museum opened in 2017 the museum in which you can see the japan culture that is proud of the ukiyo-e world. It is said that ukiyo-e began in the latter half of the sixteenth century in the form of a common life in Kyoto. In the eighteenth century
(current Tokyo) it spread as popular culture which expressed the fashion and the topic.
The museum is three great masters of ukiyo-e including Hokusai Utamaro and Hiroshige works from the Edo period are exhibited. Artists draw with elaborate ideas the name is also unknow the sculptor and the print master worked in the Edo period now. Please enjoy the present of Edo period that their worked.

浮世絵師紹介

― 浮世絵師紹介 ―

Katsushika Hokusai

Born in 1760 (Horeki-era 10) near Edo’s main sewer moat(current kamezawa sumida-ku Tokyo) . Hokusai announced a work over 30,000 by the time he closes his life at the age of ninety. In his later years he call himself a“art crazy old man“ devotion of a life time to enthusiast painting. There are“Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku Sanjurokkei)“ and“Hokusai Manga“ in the masterpiece. Landscapes of great nature paintings of bold composition people’s lives and social conditions. He left the work of various genres of the four seasons, such as depict flowers, and birds in natural settings.
In 1999 American magazine LIFE“100 people in the world who have left most important achievements in the Millennium“Hokusai the only Japanese ranked in.
It influences the painter Henri Riviere , composer Claude Debussy , etc... and it is still gaining fame all over the world.

葛飾北斎 冨嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏

Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji 
(Fugaku Sanjurokkei)
Under the Wave off Kanagawa
(Kanagawa Oki Nami Ura)

葛飾北斎 冨嶽三十六景 山下白雨

Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji
(Fugaku Sanjurokkei)
Breeze on Fine Day
In general called「Akafuji」(in Japan)

葛飾北斎 冨嶽三十六景 凱風快晴

Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji
(Fugaku Sanjurokkei)
Torrential rain at the foot of Mt.Fuji
In general called「Kurofuji」(in Japan)


Utagawa Hiroshige

Born in 1797 (Kansei-era ) the firefighter Ando family, also called Ando Hiroshige established by Edo shogunate.
1716~1736 (Kyouhou-era ) the political situation was stabilized in the Edo period and people’s travel become active. 1804~1830 (Bunka Bunsei-era ) He became a popular artist in the landscape paintings“Fifty-three Stations of Tokaido“ was announced on the bandwagon of the travel boom.
Hiroshige works are impressive with indigo color It is also called "Hiro Shige Blue" and "Japan Blue" and is loved.
Original composition and unique color representation It was popular as a 19th century "Japonism".

歌川広重 東海道五十三次之内 箱根 湖水図

東海道五十三次之内 箱根 湖水図

歌川広重 京都名所之内 あらし山満花

京都名所之内 あらし山満花

木曽街道六十九次 大津

Museum Shop Guide

Museum Shop Guide

 
We collected a lot of goods related to Ukiyo-e.
From the Edo period, the early Meiji era, including Ukiyo-e Woodblock Reprint.
We deal with original goods, art books, and various Ukiyo-e-related goods.

 
 

During your visit, please remember
 
•Each entry ticket is valid for only one person. Re-entry is not permitted.
•Entry tickets are invalid if torn.
•Tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged, or reissued.
•If the museum is crowded, you may have to wait before entering.
•Please do not bring food or beverages into the museum.
•The temperature, humidity, and light levels in the museum have been adjusted to protect the artworks. We thank you for your understanding.
•Taking photos or video inside the museum is prohibited, as is the use of all utensils other than pencils for copying.
•Please do not use mobile phones or other mobile devices inside the museum.
•Please follow the instructions of our staff members.
Those who fail to cooperate may be asked to leave.

Address

600-8004, Kirihata Building 2nd floor, 365 Naramono-cho, Shijo Teramachi Nishiiri, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto

※It is the 2nd floor of a building with OAKLEY(sunglasses) on 1st floor.

Information

TEL +81-75-223-3003

FAX +81-75-223-3004

Open Hours 

10:30am~6:30pm(Entry until 6:00pm)

Closed

New Year's Day

Entry fee

Adults:1000yen(tax in)

Students:600yen

Child (primary school age): 300 yen

Information on transportation access


Leave the central ticket gate and turn the left.



Go up the stairs to Exit No.3.



Leave Exit No.3 and go straight to the Shijo-Ohashi bridge.



Pass through the Ponto-cho and cross the Shijyo-dori at Kiyamachi-dori.



Go straight in front of Kyoto Marui department, cross the Kawaramachi-dori, and pass through Takashimaya department.



Cross the Teramachi-dori. Just 20 more steps!



Cross the Gokomachi-dori. Just 20 more steps!



After passing through Kyoto Shinkin Bank, you can see our museum.



There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor


Leave the central ticket gate and go straight to Exit No.11.



When you reach at Exit No.11, go up the stairs.



You can see the Pachinko shop in front. Go straight, and you can see the stairs in the right.
Go up the stairs.



Go up the stairs, but do not cross the Shijo-dori, and go to the right.



Go through the Hotel Gran Bach and Plaza. Just 10 more steps!



There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor.


Leave the central ticket gate and go straight to Exit No.11.



When you reach at Exit No.11, go up the stairs.



You can see the Pachinko shop in front. Go straight, and you can see the stairs in the right.
Go up the stairs.



Go up the stairs, but do not cross the Shijo-dori, and go to the right.



Go through the Hotel Gran Bach and Plaza. Just 10 more steps!



There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor.


Get off the north Exit. Go straight out the ticket gate.



You can see the stairs in front. Go up.



You can see the ticket gate of Hankyu “Karasuma” station in front. Turn the right.



When you reach at Exit No.11, go up the stairs.



You can see the Pachinko shop in front. Go straight, and you can see the stairs in the right.
Go up the stairs.



Go up the stairs, but do not cross the Shijo-dori, and go to the right.



Go through the Hotel Gran Bach and Plaza. Just 10 more steps!



There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor.


Leave the central ticket gate and turn the left.


Go up the stairs to Exit No.3.


Leave Exit No.3 and go straight to the Shijo-Ohashi bridge.


Pass through the Ponto-cho and cross the Shijyo-dori at Kiyamachi-dori.


Go straight in front of Kyoto Marui department, cross the Kawaramachi-dori, and pass through Takashimaya department.


Cross the Teramachi-dori. Just 20 more steps!


Cross the Gokomachi-dori. Just 20 more steps!


After passing through Kyoto Shinkin Bank, you can see our museum.


There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor


Leave the central ticket gate and go straight to Exit No.11.


When you reach at Exit No.11, go up the stairs.


You can see the Pachinko shop in front. Go straight, and you can see the stairs in the right.
Go up the stairs.


Go up the stairs, but do not cross the Shijo-dori, and go to the right.


Go through the Hotel Gran Bach and Plaza. Just 10 more steps!


There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor.


Leave the central ticket gate and go straight to Exit No.11.


When you reach at Exit No.11, go up the stairs.


You can see the Pachinko shop in front. Go straight, and you can see the stairs in the right.
Go up the stairs.


Go up the stairs, but do not cross the Shijo-dori, and go to the right.


Go through the Hotel Gran Bach and Plaza. Just 10 more steps!


There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor.


Get off the north Exit. Go straight out the ticket gate.


You can see the stairs in front. Go up.


You can see the ticket gate of Hankyu “Karasuma” station in front. Turn the right.


When you reach at Exit No.11, go up the stairs.


You can see the Pachinko shop in front. Go straight, and you can see the stairs in the right.
Go up the stairs.


Go up the stairs, but do not cross the Shijo-dori, and go to the right.


Go through the Hotel Gran Bach and Plaza. Just 10 more steps!


There is an entrance to the left of shop "Oakley" on the first floor.
Take the elevator to the right and come to the second floor.