Hours and Admission


Opening Hours

Regular opening hours

Sundays to Thursdays: 9:30–17:00 (last admission at 16:30)

During Special Exhibitions

Sundays, Tuesdays to Thursdays: 09:30–17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Fridays and Saturdays (Kyuhaku After Five*): 09:30–20:00 (last admission at 19:30)
*Please note that the Museum Shop on the first floor closes at 17:00 on Fridays and Saturdays as well.

Museum closing days

The museum is closed on Mondays. If Monday falls on a public holiday or substitute holiday, the Museum will be open that day and closed on the following working day. The museum is also closed at the end of the year. For detailed closing days, please refer to the calendar below.


April
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
           
Closed
May
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        
           
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
June
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    
           
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
July
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
August
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      
           
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
September
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  
           
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
October
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
Closed
November
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30      
           
Closed
December
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
           
Closed
January
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        
           
Closed
February
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28        
           
Closed
March
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  
           
Closed

Admission (Cultural Exchange Exhibition)

Notice: Changes to Museum Admission Fees from 1 April 2020

Adults
700yen
College Students
350yen
  • Special Exhibition admission is separately charged.
Click below to purchase tickets online

Please note that online ticket sales are only available for the permanent Cultural Exchange Exhibition (including Feature Exhibitions). Visitors who wish to see the Special Exhibition should purchase tickets directly from the ticketing counter at the museum.

<NOTE>Admission is free for the following visitors with valid ID or documentation.
Visitor with disability and one caretaker Please present valid documentation.
High school student Please present valid identification with birth date such as student identification card, health insurance card, or driving license.
Visitor under the 18 years old
Visitor over 70 years old
Kyushu National Museum Campus Members Please present student/staff ID.

Address

4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka, 818-0118

Parking

Parking Fees
Bicycles Free
Motorbikes 250 yen/time
Cars 500 yen/time
Minibuses 1300 yen/time
Buses 2000 yen/time
Parking Spaces
Car up to 313
Bus up to 9

Museum Facilities

Accessible Facilities
  • 15 wheelchairs are available for borrowing. Please ask the staff for more details.
  • There are parking spaces are reserved for visitors with disabilities. Please ask the staff at the parking gate.
  • For visitors travelling from Dazaifu station, please use the Rainbow tunnel. Contact the staff with the intercom if you would like to use the accessible lift. The visitor with disability can board the lift together with one caretaker.
Incline elevator
Incline elevator
Accessibility of each floor
  • 1st floor (entrance): elevator, accessible restrooms
  • 3rd floor (Special Exhibition Gallery): elevator, accessible restrooms Cultural Exchange Exhibition
  • 4th floor (Main Exhibition Room): elevator, accessible restrooms
    *2nd floor is for staff only.
Accessible restrooms
Accessible washroom
Visitors with babies
  • Diaper changing tables are available in all the ladies restrooms and accessible restrooms.
  • Nursing room is located at the 1st floor.
    *To prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus, the nursing room has been temporarily closed to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
  • For the safety of the child and other visitors, strollers are not allowed when the exhibition gallery is crowded. Please use the baby sling instead.
Nursing Room
Nursing Room
When feeling unwell
  • Please inform the nearest staff. Rooms for resting are available on the 1st and 3rd floor.
Medical rooms
Medical rooms
Assistance and guide dogs
  • Assistance dogs are welcome in the exhibition galleries.
  • There is a toilet for assistance dogs outside the Museum. Please clean up after use for the next person. Pets are prohibited from using the facility.
Toilet for Assistance Dogs
Toilet for Assistance Dogs