Famous Museums in Takayama

The museums in Takayama give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Takayama with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Takayama. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Takayama.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Takayama.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Takayama:

  1. #1 of 9 Museums in Takayama
    - Used in 495 itineraries
    Hida Folk Village

    Tags: Museum, Village, Historical Site

    Address: Japan, 〒506-0031 Gifu Prefecture, Takayama, 上岡本町1−590

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village consists of 30 traditionally built structures including homes with thatched roofs, shrines and small sheds. The nearby Goami Pond adds to the landscape and is perfec...Read more

  2. #2 of 9 Museums in Takayama
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    Takayama Museum Of History And Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Landmark

    Address: 1-124-1, Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama-shi, Gifu-Ken 506-0055, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Offering a brilliant view of the Northern Alps and Takayama City, the Takayama Museum of History and Art is a rare treat for tourists. See a fabulous collection of glass art and European Art Nouveau a...Read more

  3. #3 of 9 Museums in Takayama
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    Takayama Showa Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Landmark

    Address: 6 Shimooichinomachi, Takayama-City Gifu Prefecture 506-0843, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The beginning of 1990’s marked the transformation of the Showa Period and with that even marked the change of the politics, lifestyles, fashion and administration of Japan. Japanese culture real...Read more

  4. #4 of 9 Museums in Takayama
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    Hikaru Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Landmark, Architecture

    Address: 175 Nakayamamachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0051, Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Hikaru Museum is one of the grandest art museums in Takayama with a vast collection of western classical, Japanese art, Contemporary pieces, calligraphy pieces, sculptures, cultural items and a ra...Read more

  5. #5 of 9 Museums in Takayama
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    Kusakabe Folk Museum

    Tags: Museum, Landmark, Specialty Museum

    Address: 1-52 Oshinmachi, Takayama, Gifu 〒506-0851, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Kusakabe Folk Museum was the former home of the Kusakabe family who were one of the rich merchants during the Edo and Meiji periods. The original store ‘Taniya’ was where they lent out...Read more

  6. #6 of 9 Museums in Takayama
    Takayama Municipal Government Memorial Hall

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: 4 Chome-15 Shinmeimachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0821, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in the late 19th century, the Takayama Municipal Government Memorial Hall showcases the history of the government of Takayama. Made entirely from wood, take a walk inside to see historic office ...Read more

  7. #7 of 9 Museums in Takayama
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    Hirayu Hot Spring

    Tags: Museum, Water Body, Hot Spring, Cafe

    Address: Okuhida Onsengo Hirayu, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Adding to the many hot springs in Takayama, the Hot Spring in Hirayu Folk Museum spoils you with a revitalizing bath that is believed to cure various ailments. The surrounding cottages that exude an o...Read more

  8. #8 of 9 Museums in Takayama
    - Used in 10 itineraries
    Hida Minzoku Mura Folk Village Image

    Tags: Museum, Amusement Park

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    G K

    Interesting museum that could be so much better by giving it a thorough update. The way the houses and exhibits are organized is so outdated, it looks like nothing has changed for the past 40 years. B...

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  9. #9 of 9 Museums in Takayama
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    Matsuri No Mori Image

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 36°07'06.5"N 137°14'54.1"E, 5丁目-1 天満町 高山市 岐阜県 506-0025, Japan

    Google Reviews
    Daniel Minaré Ho

    Feels a bit like tourist trap from the outside. But the matsuri stuff and huge taiko drums are totally worth it. Only complaint is that the place is kind of isolated and it has a strong moldy smell (h...

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