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Foreign Students' Day, January 22, 2022

Every year, the Kyoto National Museum holds a Foreign Students' Day in order to foster deeper understanding of Japanese culture.

Date and Time:
Saturday, January 22 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Entrance until 7:30 p.m.)
*Please show your student ID at the entrance.
Benefits for Foreign Students:
  1. Free admission to collection exhibitions
  2. Free gift for the first 100 visitors: Torarin gift set, featuring the official museum mascot Torarin
  3. Gallery tours led by Kyoto National Museum bilingual staff

    Date and Time:
    Saturday, January 22, 2022
    Easy Japanese: 11:00 a.m.
    English: 1:00 p.m.
    Chinese: 2:00 p.m.
    Korean: 3:00 p.m.
    Meeting Point:
    1st Floor Grand Lobby, Heisei Chishinkan Wing, Kyoto National Museum
    Guides:
    Easy Japanese: Melissa Rinne
    English: Daniel Borengasser
    Chinese: Wang Jueren (王珏人)
    Korean: Cho Eunil (조은일)
    Admittance:
    20 people per tour
    How to Participate:
    Priority will be given to students who register in advance. Please register using the online reservation system below.

    Registration period:
    Monday, November 22, 2021 – Thursday, January 20, 2022
    *Registration will close if all spots are filled
    To Register:
    Please click the following link to apply:

    Online Registration System

    • Select the number of participants
    • Enter the required information
    *If required information is missing or incorrect, we may be unable to process your registration. *A confirmation email will be sent within one week of your registration. If you do not receive an email within one week, please contact us. *To cancel, please contact the museum using the contact information provided below.
    Check-in:
    Show your confirmation email at reception when you come to the museum. Please do not forget to bring it with you.
Notice:
  • To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we ask visitors to cooperate in wearing masks at all times, washing hands with soap and disinfecting with alcohol, monitoring body temperature, and observing appropriate cough etiquette. Please visit the museum website for more information:
    Requests to Visitors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Infection
  • Events may be cancelled in response to increased coronavirus infection rates or inclement weather. Information on such changes will be posted to the museum website and the Kyoto National Museum official Twitter account (Japanese only), so please check these for the most up to date information prior to visiting the museum.
Contact:
Multilingual assistance available
  • Monday–Friday 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Kyoto National Museum, Department of Programs and Development
    Tel. 075-531-7504
  • Other times
    For assistance outside of normal business hours, please use the email below:
    mail to jigyo-kyohaku++nich.go.jp (replace "++" with "@")

Foreign Students' Day

Updated:November 15, 2021

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