|Facility:||Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature|
|Address:||110 Yamatecho, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0862 |
9:30-17:00 (Last admission 16:30)
Monday, New Year's Holidays (12/28-1/4)
About the Facility:
Kanagawa Museum of Literature was opened in 1984. Since its opening, the museum has held various exhibitions in several genres including popular literature, children's literature and poetry. The museum also holds exhibitions of great Japanese writers such as Natsume Sōseki (夏目漱石), Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (芥川龍之介), Izumi Kyōka (泉 鏡花) and many more. Additionally, the museum holds exhibitions of literary collections from Kanagawa Prefecture.
The museum owns a variety of materials related to individual writers, for example the Ozaki Kazuo Collection (尾崎一雄文庫) and Nakamura Mitsuo Collection (中村光夫文庫). In addition, the museum owns important collections donated by the collectors and materials from Kanagawa. Currently, as of 2010, the museum holds 440,000 books, 460,000 journals and magazines and 180,000 hand-written documents (classified as special documents).
Focus: Modern Literature
Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.
1. Minato Mirai line (みなとみらい線) Motomachi-Chūkagai station (元町・中華街駅):
Visiting the Museum
Students (20 years and younger)
High School and Senior (65+)
Middle School and younger
|Individual||250 yen||150 yen||100 yen||Free|
|Group||150 yen||100 yen||100 yen|
Using the Library
Prior to the Visit: No Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required
Accessing Closed Stacks