address 2-2-27 Choufu Kawabata, Shimonoseki-shi,752-0979,Japan
Phone: 083-241-1080
Fax: 083-245-3310
Open 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (no admission after 4:30 PM)

Closed on Mondays (except holidays) and year-end
through new year holidays

Admission (Permanent exhibits): General ¥200 (¥160),
University students 100 (80)
(Temporary exhibits): General 100 (80),
University students 50 (40)
Fees in parentheses are rates for groups of 20 people or more.
If you would like a guided tour through the museum, please contact us in advance.
Visitors 18 and under and 70 and over, visitors with special needs, and high school,
junior high school, and special education school students are free.
Residents of Shimonoseki and Kitakyushu who are 65-69 years old receive free
admission to permanent exhibits.
Additional fees apply for special exhibits.
Parking fee: 0 each hour for the first 2 hours.
0 for each 30 minutes or fraction thereof
after the first 2 hours.
Parking spaces: There are 28 parking spaces, including
2 disabled parking spaces.   
The number of parking spaces are limited, so visitors are encouraged to use public
transportation whenever possible.
If the museum parking lot is full, please use one of the paid parking lots nearby.


Public transportation

JR Shimonoseki Station
Take the bus bound for Chofu, Ozuki, Ube, Akiyoshi, Nagato, and Nishichi

(About 25 minutes)
Jokamachi Chofu bus stop
10 min. walk

Shimonoseki City Museum of History
JR Shin-Shimonoseki Station
Take the bus bound for Marineland or Shimonoseki Station via Jokamachi Chofu bus stop

(About 20 minutes)
JR Chofu Station
Take the bus bound for Shimonoseki at Chofu Ekimae bus stop

(About 10 minutes)

By car

Shimonoseki Interchange
Take National Route 9 towards Dannoura About 20 minutes
Take National Route 2 towards Chofu About 15 minutes
Shimonoseki City Museum of History

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