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The Kagawa Museum

About Us

With the Seto Inland Sea to the north and Mt.Yashima to the east, The Kagawa Museum is located in a scenic beauty spot with rich cultural and historical environment. The museum is also adjacent to transport terminals such as JR Takamatsu Station and Takamatsu Port, as well as tourist attaractions and public facilities including Tamamo Park(Takamatsu Castle Ruins) and Kagawa Citizen's Hall.

This museum is a general museum with the function of both a history museum and an art museum. It is a focal point for Kagawa's culture with a wide array of activities through exhibition, propagation, investigative research, and other events. In addition, as annexes to the museum, there are Kagawa Prefectural Cultural Hall for various cultural events, and Seto Inland Sea Folk History Museum with full of information about the folk customs around the Seto Inland Sea.

History Of The Museum

April 1966
Kagawa Prefectural Cultural Hall is founded
November 1973
Seto Inland Sea Folk History Museum is established
November 1999
Kagawa History Museum is established
April 2008
The three institutions are consolidated together with Kagawa Museum as the main building and annexed by the other two

Opening Hours

9:00 - 17:00 (last entry by 16:30)

*Occasionally open until 19:30 on Friday during special exhibitions (last entry by 19:00)


Mondays and year-end holidays (December 27 - January 1)

When Monday is a national holiday, the museum is open on that Monday and closed the following Tuesday

*Open during Golden Week in May Click here for more information

*Occasionally open until 19:30 on Friday during special exhibitions (last entry by 19:00)

Admission Fee

Collection Exhibitions

Adult 410 yen
Group (20 or more) 330 yen
High school students and younger free
  • Special exhibitions require a separate admission fee
  • The special exhibition fee is also valid for collection exhibitions
  • Persons with disability or aged over 65 are admitted free of charge (with proof of age)


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