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Archaeological Institute of Kashihara, Nara Prefecture: Museum (博物館)


General Information

Facility: The Museum Archaeological Institute of Kashihara, Nara Prefecture
Address: 50-2 Unebi-cho, Kashihara Nara 634-0065 
Phone: +81-744 24-1185
FAX: +81-744-240-1355 
Hours: 9:00-17:00 (last entry 16:30)
Closed: Monday, New Year's Holidays


About the museum:

This museum was opened 1940 to exhibit artifacts excavated from sites in Nara Prefecture and educate the general public about the ancient Yamato culture and its importance in Japanese history. Three exhibit rooms contain artifacts from the prehistoric to the medieval periods.

Summary of Collection(s)

Focus: Archeology
Notable Collection(s)
  • Fujinoki kofun shutsudohin(藤ノ木古墳出土品): materials excavated from Fujinoki tomb, located in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, national treasure
  • Kengoshizuka kofun shutsudohin (牽牛子塚古墳出土品): materials excavated from Kengoshizuka tomb, located in Asuka, Nara Prefecutre, important cultural property

  • Karako iseki shutsudohin (唐古遺跡出土品): materials excavated from Karako remains, located in Isoshiro-gun Tawarahoncho(?), Nara Prefecture, important cultural property.

Online Resource(s)

How to Use the Facility

Visiting the Museum

Admission to a permanent exhibition is free for foreign tourists. Please show a passport.

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