Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History

Three museums (the Natural History Museum, History Museum and Archaeology Museum) were combined to form the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, which opened in the Fall of 2002. Boasting a roughly 6,100 square meter (about 65,660 square foot) exhibition space, it is one of the largest museums in western Japan! The museum is divided into three zones: the “Natural History Zone”, the “History Zone” and the “Interaction Zone”. Keeping their concept “The Journey of Life” in mind, KMNH offers highly entertaining exhibitions so that visitors can learn while having fun!

*About the Building: Opened in November of 2002; site area – 31,000 square meters (about 333,680 square feet)
*Tour: Reservations required for large groups
*Accessibility: Priority parking for persons with disabilities; wheelchair-accessible bathrooms; wheelchair rental; wheelchair ramp; elevator for persons with disabilities

Address 805-0071 2-4-1 Higashida, Yahata-higashi Ward, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka
Contact Tel:093-681-1011 
Kitakyushu City Education Board
and Holidays
Museum maintenance days (about 10 days annually); December 29 – January 3
Parking 300 vehicles (30 buses)
Access By train – About a 5 minute walk from JR Space World Station
By bus – About a 10 minute walk from Nishitetsu “Yahata-higashi Kuyakusho Shita” or “Chuo Nichome” Bus stops
By car – About 5 minutes from the Edamitsu Interchange off the Kitakyushu Urban Expressway
Area Kitakyushu Area
Genre Museums and Resource Centers (History and Culture)

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