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MuseumsHimeji Center for Research into Castles and Fortifications

Located northwest of Himeji Castle, this center was established in April 1990 as part of the city's centennial project.
It combines a Castle Research Room dedicated to the comprehensive research and study of castles in Japan and overseas, and a Castle Library, which functions as a central library.

Basic Information

  • Toilet Available

    Toilet Available

  • Restaurant On-site

    Restaurant On-site

  • Parking Available

    Parking Available

  • Shop Available

    Shop Available

  • Coin locker available

    Coin locker available

  • WiFi available

    WiFi available

  • Accepts credit cards

    Accepts credit cards

Bus: Short walk from "Nozotamon" bus stop on Shinki Bus
None, public parking available in the vicinity (fee required)
Business Hours
Castle Research Office: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. *The office is closed between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Castle Interior Library: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Open from 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. from July 1st to August 31st)
Castle Research Office: Weekends and national holidays, New Year holidays, and other days as determined by the Castle Library Director: Every Monday, last day of the month, national holidays, 12/28 - 1/4
68-258 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo 670-0012
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