When you are ready to go out for an adventure, yet the weather is not cooperating. And, you don’t want to spend the whole day just staying in your hotel room.
Art galleries and museums are the perfect spots to spend the rainy or cold day. So don’t feel discouraged, we will share three museums with unique exhibit and architecture in Kobe.
UCC Coffee Museum
A unique museum specializing in coffee that located on Port Island near Kobe Airport. In the Middle East mosque-like building which is the origin of coffee culture, there are coffee related displays and tasting corner.
Coffee-bean-shaped chairs and sculptures that placed here and there are worth checking out.
(Opening hours: 10:00~17:00, Closing Day: Monday, Admission fee: adult 300 yen, free admission for children between ages 3 to 15) MAP
Kobe Fashion Museum
This eye-catching-spaceship-shaped building is a museum located in Rokko Island. The museum hold exhibition on the history and culture of fashion.
With digital signage in the museum, you can even print your look onto a postcard.
(Opening hours: 10:00~18:00, Closing Day: Monday, Admission fee: adult 200 yen, free admission for children between ages 3 to 18) MAP
Kobe Maritime Museum – Kawasaki World Museum (Kawasaki Good Times World)
Opened in 1987, the maritime museum presents Kobe as the face of port city. Kobe Maritime Museum has a unique yet beautiful roof structure. The museum features cruise ship and many ship models.
Half of the museum building is occupied by the Kawasaki World Museum, the corporate museum of Kawasaki Heavy Industries. As the museum displays helicopter and train, vehicle loving children will be very delighted.
(Opening hours: 10:00~17:00, Closing Day: Monday, Admission fee: adult 600 yen, elementary & middle school students: 250 yen) MAP