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Special Exhibition 'Architecture and Social chronicle - Takenaka Corporation 400 years history‐
(特別展 建築と社会の年代記‐竹中工務店400年の歩み‐)

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In 1899, Toemon Takenaka founded Takenaka Corporation in in Kobe.
Thereafter the Takenakas and Takenaka Corporation have constructed many buildings and supported the living and culture of people until today.
This exhibition shows the various architectures built by the Takenaka Family and Takenaka Corporation in eight "forms" (I opening, II encounter, III acts, IV dream, V sensitivity, VI living,VII time, VIII everyone) with an angle of the relationship between people and architecture.
Abundant construction document, history document, art document and inspect characteristic of building and the way of reception by people and society and are doing various charm of building which has been inherited more than time with constitution that can be felt.

Closed : Monday (but (Monday, shinkyu) is opened on), February 24 on (Monday, holiday on January 13), Tuesday, January 14, Tuesday, February 25

Opening hours: From 10:00 to 17:00 (until 30 minutes before admission closing) 
※Open until 21:00 on every Saturday

Admission: General: 1000 JPY, University students: 500 JPY (400JPY), Under Highschool students : Free
※() is special rate for a group of more than 20 people, reserved.
※With this exhibition ticket, discount for the regular exhibition room will be applied.
※To whom live in Kobe City and 65 yrs +, general admission fee will be half price by the presentation of proof documents on that day is half price.
※Disability person is free on charge by the presentation of the certificates.
※Advance tickets is on sale from 2019 November 15th(Fri) to 2020 January 10th(Fri).

Events Information

  • Kobe/Hanshin Area


24, Kyomachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo

Contact Information

Reference Name

Kobe City Museum






Kobe City Museum (External link)


By Train

  • ・JR "Sannomiya" Hankyu/Hanshin "Kobe-Sannomiya"
    It is a 10-minute walk from Port Liner/subway (Sei-shin / Yamate Line) "Sannomiya" to southwest
    ・It is about 10 minutes on foot from JR/Hanshin "Motomachi" to southeast
  • ・It is about 8 minutes on foot from subway (shoreline) "in front of former settlement, Daimaru" to southeast
    ・We transfer from Shinkansen "Shinkobe" to subway (Sei-shin / Yamate Line), and "Sannomiya" gets off
    ・"Sannomiya" gets off Kobe Airport with Port Liner

Events Information

Events Information

From Saturday, January 11, 2020 to Sunday, March 1, 2020

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