General information

Days and hours of operation

Closed:

Monday

(when Monday is a national holiday stipulated by the National Holidays Act [Act no. 178 of 1948, referred to below as a “national holiday”], the museum is open on Monday but closed on the next work day.)

New Year's holidays

(December 31/January 1)

Temporarily closed for maintenance from December 24–30 and January 2.

*Open on Monday, May 2 during the Golden Week holidays
*Open on Monday, August 15 during the summer holidays


Hours

Galleries

April–September: 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
October–March: 9:30 AM–5:00 PM

Facilities other than galleries

April–September: 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
October–March: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Museum shop and cafe

10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Admission

Exhibits

General admission fees

Adults:
200 yen (150 yen)
University students:
150 yen (100 yen)

*Special fees are charged for special exhibitions. Please contact us for details.
*Figures in parentheses are group discounts applied to 20 or more people.
*Free for high school students and younger
*Half-price for adults aged 65 and over
*Half-price for any person with a disability (as defined by Article 2 of the Basic Act for Persons with Disabilities),
free for one caregiver

Ancient Times Experiences

Experiences available every day

Place:

Experience Learning Room 1

Hours:

10:00 AM–12:00 PM (Reception open until 11:30 AM)
1:00 PM–3:30 PM (Reception open until 3:30 PM)

Charged lessons

Make Magatama (ancient comma-shaped beads)
Work time:
approx. 1 hour.
Fee:
from 378 yen
Make Small Stone Tools
Work time:
approx. 1 hour.
Fee:
from 486 yen

Free lessons

Amazing String Art: Looped Braided String

Make Fire the Ancient Way

Earthenware Puzzle

Ancient Coloring

Universal accessibility information

The museum has a restroom for persons with physical disabilities, four wheelchairs that can be borrowed, and three strollers.

Access

By JR (Japan Railway)

From JR Sannomiya Station to Tsuchiyama Station, approx. 32 min.
(transfer at Nishi-Akashi Station)

From JR Himeji Station to Tsuchiyama Station, approx. 19 min.
(transfer at Kakogawa Station)

By other train lines

Sanyo Electric Railway, Hanshin Sannomiya Station to Harimacho Station, approx. 42 min.
(transfer at Higashi-Futami Station)

Sanyo Electric Railway, Sanyo-Himeji Station to Harimacho Station, approx. 30 min.
(transfer at Takasago Station)

Getting here from the train station

From JR Tsuchiyama Station, approx. 15 min.
on foot along “Deai no Michi” road

From Sanyo Electric Railway, Harima Station, approx. 25 min.
on foot along the Kise River

By car

Approx. 3 km from Dai-ni Shinmei Road, Kakogawa Bypass, Akashi-Nishi Interchange
For ordinary vehicles, please use a town-operated parking lot.
To park large buses, etc. it is necessary to apply in advance.
Contact the Learning Support Division (Tel: +81-79-437-5564).

South side of museum

Harimacho Onaka Iseki Park Parking Area (ordinary vehicles only)
(Capacity: 64 regular vehicles. Hours: 9:00 AM–9:00 PM. Fee: 200 yen per vehicle per time)

East side of museum

Harimacho Nozoe Deai Park Parking Area (ordinary vehicles only)
(Capacity: 50 regular vehicles. Hours: 9:00 AM–9:00 PM. Fee: 200 yen per vehicle per time)

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