Nagoya City Museum is a history museum which was opened in October 1977 as part of a project to commemorate the population of Nagoya City's breaking through the 2-million mark.
Created with the mission of collecting and preserving, as common property of the citizens, historical materials which characterize Nagoya, and passing them on to the citizens of the future, Nagoya City Museum has gathered together materials amounting to approximately 22,000 documents and 24,000 other items, most of which were donated by citizens.
With Japanese gardens laid out within the grounds and an outdoor exhibition space that can be used to display sculptures and so on, the museum has been constructed so that visitors can take their time, and it's also popular as a place where people can go and take a break.
The 1st floor has special exhibition rooms and category exhibition rooms where displays can be set up according to various themes and plans, and the museum is a precious place where visitors get to check out outstanding examples of cultural heritage from Japan and overseas.
The 2nd floor is a permanent display floor, where you will find exhibited and introduced the Owari region, of which Nagoya was the center. The 3rd floor is a place for presentations related to cultural activities, and has a gallery where pictures, carvings, sculptures, documents and so on can be displayed. There is also a lecture hall in the basement which is used for concerts and presentations.
|Location|| : 〒467-0806
1-27-1, Mizuho-dori, Mizuho-ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi
|Fee||: Permanent exhibition: Adults 300 yen, high school and university students 200 yen, junior high school age and under free|
days / hours
|: 9:30 to 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)|
|Parking||: 70 passenger car parking spaces 300 yen per car, bus parking space 1,200 yen|
|Holidays||: Every Monday (the following weekday if Monday is a public holiday), third Tuesday of the month (except public holidays), year-end and New Years (December 29 to January 3)|
|Phone number||: 052-853-2655|
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