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Kyoto International Manga Museum 【Central Area】

This is the Japan's first museum devoted to manga. It offers a stunning array of materials with everything from 19th-century Japanese magazines and books to popular contemporary works from Japan and abroad. The museum carries roughly 300,000 manga and manga-related materials including survey research. Special exhibitions are also held here. In addition, the museum serves as a library. Visitors may also want to stop by the museum shop and cafe.
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Built in 1929, the manga museum building was originally used as an elementary school and still retains something of that appearance.





* Address: Karasuma-Oike, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, 604-0846

* Tel.: +81-(0)75-254-7414

* Fax.: +81-(0)75-254-7424

* Access: 2-minute walk from Karasuma-Oike Subway Station on the Karasuma Line or Tozai Line

* Entrance Fees: Adults: 800 yen, Junior High and High School Students: 300 yen, Elementary School Students: 100 yen, Children: Free

* Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

* Hours: 10:00 - 18:00 (Admission until 17:30)

* Closed: Wednesdays, New Year holidays and maintenance period
(If the Wednesday is a national holiday, the museum is closed the following Thursday)

* Website: http://www.kyotomm.jp/english/

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