English (United States)
USING THE FACILITY
BICYCLES AND AUDIO GUIDES
This field museum contains a group of historic sites spreading across the districts of Oba and Chikuya in southern Matsue City.Bicycles are also available for rental.
The museum displays precious artifacts from ancient Izumo as well as other items like the copy of the Izumo-no-kuni Fudoki manuscript.
Guidance Yamashiro no Sato
In addition to being the information center for Yamashiro Futagozuka Kofun, this facility serves as a base for visitors looking to explore the tumuli and historic sites of the surrounding area.
Fudoki Botanical Garden
This is the only botanical garden in Japan where one can view the plants described in the Izumo-no-kuni Fudoki written in AD 733.
ACCESSING THE MUSEUM
member of group[*]
[*]Groups of 20 people or more
Operating Hours: 9:00–17:00 (entry permitted until 16:30)
Admission fees are subject to change during special exhibitions.
For smaller special exhibitions, the normal admission fees apply.
During the Seniors’ Week, visitors who will turn 65 years of age or older within the year may enter the museum free of charge.
Visitors in possession of a physical disability certificate, a rehabilitation certificate, or a mental disability certificate may enter free of charge along with one accompanying individual.
Foreigner Discount: Present your passport to receive half off (¥100) the adult admission fee of ¥200. (Only for the permanent exhibition)
HOLIDAYS AND CLOSURES
Tuesdays (or the following day if Tuesday falls on a holiday)
December 29 – January 1 (the museum opens again on January 2)
In addition, the museum may sometimes close temporarily before and after a special exhibition.
For special exhibitions that take place during the summer, the museum is open every day.
Wheelchairs are available for visitors to use within the museum.
The building is equipped with elevators and ramps.
The museum has wheelchair-accessible restrooms, ostomate facilities, diaper-changing sheets, and baby chairs.