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Archaeological Institute of Kashihara 奈良県立橿原考古学研究所附属博物館

A fascinating museum brimming with historic treasures

The Archaeological Institute of Kashihara holds a number of important treasures from excavations throughout Nara . With exhibits ranging from the Jomon period (10,000 B.C.-300 B.C.) to the Muromachi period (1336-1573), visit this museum for a comprehensive overview of Japan's archaeological history within a local context.

Don't Miss

  • Exploring the earliest parts of Japanese history
  • Seeing the ancient treasures from Fujinoki Tomb
  • Catching special and temporary exhibits as well as the permanent displays

How to Get There

The most convenient way to reach the museum is by train.

The museum is a five-minute walk from Unebigoryomae Station on the Kintetsu Line. From Kashiharajingu-mae Station, your walk will take you roughly 15-minutes.

Exploring regional history

The museum aims to educate visitors about Japan's ancient Yamato culture and the role it has played throughout the ages.

Located in the center of one of Nara's most historic areas, The Archaeological Institute of Kashihara provides a context for local history. Exhibits, maps, dioramas and other artifacts are grouped into time periods and spread across three main rooms.

The latest information may differ, so please check the official website

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

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