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Kawasaki City Museum: Library (ミュージアムライブラリー)


General Information

Facility: Kawasaki Museum Library
Address: Todoroki 1-2, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-City, Kanagawa 211-0052
Phone:  N/A
Hours: 9:30-17:00 (Last admission 16:30)
Monday (open if Monday is a holiday)
the day after National Holidays (open on Saturday and Sunday) 
New Year's holiday

About the Library:

The museum library holds 80,000 volumes in its section of books, which was recently opened. The collection includes catalogs from past exhibitions and from other museums across the country, library materials related to the field of fine art, photography, archaeology, history and folk art.  The library also holds a variety of manga. 

In addition, the museum library provides education and information resources to the public through various events.

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size: 10,000 volumes

Notable Collections:

  • Screenplays / scripts broadcasted on TV / radio from 1981 until 2012 

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Open to the Public

Prior to the Visit: No Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

Upon Arrival:

  • Please use a locker.


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Please ask the library staff.

Using Rare Materials

  • Please submit 特別利用許可申請書 to:

(Kawasaki City Citizens Museum 1-2 Kawasaki Nakahara-ku Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 211 - 0052  TEL: 044 - 754 - 4500 ( Representative ) FAX: 044 - 754 - 4533

Reading 1 item/day 200 yen
Replication 1.000 yen
imitation 1.000 yen
Takuhon 1.000 yen
Taking photos 1 photo 300 yen
Using original plate 1 sheet 2.000 yen

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