Guidance for Use

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Basic Guidance for Museum Use

Unscheduled Closing Days:
Currently,we have no plan.
Opening Hours:
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Last entry 4:30 p.m.)
Closed Days
End and beginning of the year: from December 27 to January 1
Temporary closing
Jul. 1, 2021
  • ※ There are unscheduled closed days other than above.
  •  For detailed information, please contact Kochi Prefectural Museum of History.
Normal Exhibition: Adult (18 years old or older): 470 yen/Group (20 or more people): 370 yen
Special Exhibition: Each time
  • ※ including visiting permanent exhibition
  • ※ Every year, the admission is free on May 3 as it is the “Historical Folklore Day” Free of Admission:
    Admission for special exhibition is separately required.
Free of Admission
Students under senior high school age, Kochi prefecture or city’s long life passbook holders, and a care person and a holder of handicapped person’s passbook, war injury/sick person passbook and/or atomic bomb survivor healthcare passbook


Wide area map
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Mid-range map
Access Extension map

1099-1 Oko-cho Yahata, Nankoku City, Kochi Prefecture 783-0044
East of Kochi Medical School (affiliated hospital)Halfway up of Mount Oko (national historical site/Oko Castle Ruins)
Approximate time required
(by car)
  • Approx. 20 min. by car from center of Kochi City (JR Kochi Station)
  • Approx. 10 min. from Nankoku I.C. of Kochi Expressway
  • Approx. 20 min. by car from Kochi Ryoma Airport. Approx. 15 min. by car from JR Gomen Station
  • Approx. 5 min. by car from Kochi Medical School
(Access by JR Train)
  • From JR Takamatsu Station to Kochi Station: Approx. 2 hours by limited express train
  • JR Okayama Station to Kochi Station: Approx. 2.5 hours by limited express train
  • JR Kochi Station to JR Gomen Station: Approx. 20 min. by local train
Approx. 50 min. by foot from JR Tosa-otsu Station
  • ※ Along with Prefectural Road 384 (Old National Road 32)
  • ※ There is no public transportation from JR Gomen Station
  • ※ Taxi Plan from JR Gomen Station
Route Bus - Getting on from Harimaya-bashi Stop, Kochi Station Bus terminal No.2 (north exit), and other stops
  • Take a bus for Ryoseki, Naro or Tai and get off at Gakko-bunki Stop (entrance of the museum) Stop. Approx. 10 min. by foot from there (1~2 buses an hour)
  • You can see the rout bus timetable
    for Okoyama and the museum

    Timetable for Route Bus
    Revised on Oct. 1, 2021
    Parking (free of charge)
    Bus (4 spaces)/ Cars (50 spaces)
    Facilities for babies and elderly people
    - 3 buggies, 4 wheelchairs, 2 carts for elderly people to push
    ※ Equipped at the security office on the 1st floor or reception desk on the 2nd floor

    - Diaper-changing table (in multipurpose restroom on the 2nd floor and in the nursing room on the 1st floor)
     Nursing Room (back of resting space on the 1st floor) is available for nursing babies


    Kochi Prefectural Museum of History
    1099-1 Oko-cho Yahata, Nankoku City,
    Kochi Prefecture 783-0044
    TEL: 088-862-2211 FAX: 088-862-2110

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