General Information

Opening Hours

March - October 9:00 - 18:00
November - February 9:00 - 17:00
*Please note final admittance is 30 minutes prior to the closing time.


The museum is closed on the third Tuesday of every month
*If the third Tuesday is a national holiday, the museum will close the next day instead.

Admission Fees

*A group rate

Permanent exhibition Adults610(490*)yen
University Students410(320*)yen
Special exhibitions For special exhibitions, prices vary with the exhibition.

*Admission free for preschool children and younger children

(1)The amounts indicated above are for one person.
(2)A group rate is available for groups of 20 or more.
(3)Prices for special exhibitions are not included in admission fees shown above.
(4)If going to see both a permanent exhibition and a special exhibition, the admission fee for the permanent exhibition is half price.
(5)On presentation of your alien registration card or passport you can qualify for half price entry for both the permanent and special exhibitions.

Museum Passport ( annual museum pass)

A museum passport is available, which is valid for unlimited entry into the Museum for one year from the date of issue. This passport can be used only by the person in whose name it was issued.

University Students1,000yen

(How to purchase a museum annual pass)
Application for the pass can be made at either the general reception counter or by mail. Application forms are available at the reception counter in the museum or from appointed ticket agents

Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
99-4 Kitsuki-Higashi, Taisha, Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture, 699-0701 JAPAN
TEL +81-853-53-8600/FAX +81-853-53-5350