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Yokohama Archives of History

Yokohama Archives of History

Displays materials on Yokohama history from the end of the Edo period/Opening up of the port period to the beginning of the Showa period. The building was formerly used as the British consulate until 1972. There is a historical camphor tree in the courtyard. *Includes a cafe.

Travel tip

Learn the fascinating history of how a small fishing village became the second largest city in Japan. It starts with the landing of Commodore Perry and his black ships.

Essential Information

Hours

9:30-17:00 (Last admission 16:30)

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities may change their operating days or hours. Check the official website for the latest information.
Suggested duration

30m

Closed Mondays (next day when Monday is holiday), year-end & new year holidays *May be closed without notice
Costs

Adults (high school and older): 300 yen (includes 200 yen for the permanent exhibition), Elementary/junior high school students and Yokohama City residents 65 years and older: 240 yen (includes 150 yen for the permanent exhibition), Admission to the reading room only: 100 yen (until November 7, 2021 (Sun.) After that, we will publish information on our website, etc.)

Facilities
  • Wheelchair friendly
Language
  • English
  • 简体中文
  • 繁體中文

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