How to Apply

Kyoto National Museum Membership

Apply for membership at the Museum Ticket Office.
Applications are accepted during Museum Hours.
The annual membership fee is also payable through postal transfer.

Membership Fee

General Membership :3,100 yen
Student Membership:2,100 yen *Students must show valid student ID card.

Period of Validation

Membership valid for one year from the date of issue.


Free admission to the general collections of the Kyoto, Nara, Tokyo, and Kyushu National Museums.
One free admission to a total of six different special exhibitions at any of the four National Museums.
However, free entrance for a special exhibition applies only once to the Tokyo and Kyushu National Museums or for two special exhibitions at either of these museums.

A 10% discount on purchase in the Museum Shop. (limited to books and catalogues published by the Kyoto National Museum). This offer does not apply at the Nara ,Tokyo and Kyushu National Museums.

Members are admitted to the special exhibitions and the general exhibitions at the group rate at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; the National Museum of Art, Osaka; the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka; The Museum of Kyoto; and the Kyoto Municipal Museum of art.
*If the special exhibition is co-sponsored, discounts may not apply.

Receive Kyoto National Museum annual exhibition schedule on April (in Japanese only).

Kyoto Heritage Preservation Association offers a special admission rate when you show your membership card for Kyoto special heritage exhibitions which open in several shrines and temples in Spring and Fall.
Kyoto Heritage Preservation Association


Membership Card can be used only by the card-holding members.
No refund or reissue will be made.

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