Preserving the history of ancient Izumo and Shimane
Located next to Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine, this museum introduces the history and culture of ancient Izumo and Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine. The collection includes the largest amount of ancient bronze swords and bronze bell-shaped vessels (National Treasures) which were excavated in tremendous scales from two sites in Izumo. It also houses the Uzubashira Pillar, a huge pillar found in the ruins of the Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine, and a 1/10 scale model of the main hall of ancient Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine that was said to be as high as 48m.
|Tel. No. for Inquiries||島根県立古代出雲歴史博物館 TEL：0853-53-8600|
|Operating Hours||09:00 to 18:00
[November to February] 09:00 to 17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
[Adults] ¥620 (¥490)
[University students] ¥410 (¥320)
[Elementary, junior high school, and high school students] ¥200 (¥160)
*Prices in ( ) are group prices
The admission fee for general exhibitions varies depending on the exhibition.
|Holidays||3rd Tuesday of every month (Next day if it is a holiday)|
|Access||・Take the Ichibata Electric Railroad, get off at Izumotaisha-Mae Station, then walk approx. 7 mins.
・Take the Ichibata Bus, get off at Seimon-mae bus stop, then walk approx. 2 mins.
|Parking Lot||○ Free|
|Bicycle Parking Lot||○|
|Supported Languages||English / Korean / French / Chinese (Traditional and Simplified Chinese)|
|Universal Infomation||Aed Diaper changing space Entrance ramp Elevator Ostomate bag facilities|