Opening Hours

Regular opening hours
09:30–17:00 (last entry at 16:30)

During Special Exhibitions
Sundays to Thursdays: 09:30–17:00 (last entry at 16:30)
Fridays and Saturdays (Kyuhaku After Five): 09:30–20:00 (last entry at 19:30)
*Please note that the museum’s closing times may vary.

Museum Closing Days

The museum is closed on Mondays. If a public holiday or substitute holiday falls on a Monday, 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.

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
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
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
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
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    
Museum closing days
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
Museum closing days
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        
Museum closing days
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  
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
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  
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
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          
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
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 31      
Museum closing days
Kyuhaku After Five (museum remains open till 20:00)
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)

Tickets

Visitors who purchase tickets to the Special Exhibition will also be able to enter the Cultural Exchange Exhibition Hall without any additional fees. For more information on ticket prices per Special Exhibition, please refer to the tables below.

Cultural Exchange Exhibition Hall (Permanent Exhibition)

 

Price

Adults

700 yen

University students

350 yen

High school students and younger, or visitors under 18

Free

Visitors over 70

Free

Persons with disabilities* and up to one caretaker
*Please present your disability pass upon request. For more information on this, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Free

Students and staff of Campus Member institutions

Free

Dazaifu Tenmangū Shrine and Kyushu National Museum combination ticket

1,000 yen

Visitors who purchase tickets to Kyushu National Museum are eligible for a 50% discount on tickets to the Dazaifu Amusement Park next door!

Visitors who qualify for discounted or free admission as outlined in the tables above should present relevant documentation upon entry to the exhibition hall.

 

Documentation

Visitors with disabilities and up to one caretaker

Disability documentation

University students

Valid student identification documents
*Please present your ID at the ticket counter

High school students and younger

Valid student identification documents

Visitors under 18

Valid personal identification documents indicating your date of birth (e.g. passport, driver’s license)

Visitors over 70

Campus Members

Valid student or staff identification documents

Cashless payment methods

The following cashless payment methods are accepted at the museum’s ticket counters.

E-money: WAON, nanaco, iD, Edy, Kitaca, Suica, PASMO, TOICA, manaca, ICOCA, nimoca, Hayaken, SUGOCA, QUICPay
電子マネーアイコン
Credit cards: VISA, Mastercard, JCB, Diner’s Club, AMEX, Discover, UnionPay
クレジットカードアイコン
Tickets to the Cultural Exchange Exhibition Hall are also available online!

Please note that visitors who wish to see the Special Exhibition should purchase tickets directly from the ticketing counter at the museum, or use the online ticketing services detailed in the Special Exhibition page.

Visitor Parking

Parking Fees
Bicycles Free
Motorbikes 250 yen per entry
Cars 500 yen per entry
Minibuses 1,300 yen per entry
Buses 2,000 yen per entry

*Visitors who present their disability passes are eligible for free parking.
*Free parking for buses will only apply if over one-third of its passengers have their disability documentation on hand.

Parking Spaces
Car 313
Bus 9
Regular opening hours
Entry: 8.30–16:30, exit by 19:00
Kyuhaku After Five days (Fridays and Saturdays during Special Exhibitions)
Entry: 8.30–19:30, exit by 20:00
Disability documentation

This refers to officially-issued certification for persons with physical, intellectual and mental disabilities, veterans with combat-related injuries, atomic bomb survivors, patients with intractable illnesses, and pediatric patients with chronic illnesses. Certification that has been registered on the Mirairo ID application is also accepted.