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Yokohama Archives of History

Last updated:15/02/2024

画像:Yokohama Archives of History

The museum has Braille blocks to guide visitors from the outside to the entrance, as well as barrier-free restrooms and multilingual pamphlets.

Area Chinatown / Kannai / Yamashita Park
Opening Hours 9:30am - 5:00pm (Last admission 4:30pm) Closed on Mondays (open if holiday), year end & new year holidays, maintenance day
Address 3, Nihonodori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0021
Closest Railway Station "Kannai Station" (JR Keihin-Tohoku Negishi Line,Yokohama Municipal Subway Line) "Nihon-odori Station" (Minatomirai Line)
TEL 045-201-2100
Ticket Info Adults: 200 yen Elementary / Jr. High School students: 100 yen
Eating Facilities café
Barrier Free elevator, disabled stall
Childcare baby changing table
Foreign Language Support English

The accessibility compliance status of this facility is as follows

Accessibility Support Status

  • Step inside facility
  • Automatic entrance door
  • Multifunctional restroom
  • Ostomate-friendly
  • Urinal with handrails
  • Western-style toilet with handrails
  • Wheelchair for rental
  • Braille information board
  • Diaper changing bed

Emergency system

Number of AEDs (automated external defibrillators) installed
Considerations in evacuation flow lines Guidance of evacuation route by staff

Parking lot

Parking lot No
Number of wheelchair-accessible parking spaces (350 cm or wider, near entrances and exits)


Stairs or steps of 2 cm or more at entrances/exits (barrier) Yes

Only the old building has steps.

Handrails on steps/stairs No
Ramps for stairs and steps (140 cm or more in width) No
Wheelchair lifts for stairs No
Entrance/exit width is 80 cm or more Yes
Automatic doors at entrances/exits Yes

On premises

Information desk No
Steps of 2 cm or more on the premises (barrier) Yes
Steep slopes with a gradient of 5° (1/12) or more and a length of 2 m or more on the premises (barrier) No
Ramp for steps (140 cm or more in width) No
Alternative measures such as personnel support for steps Yes
Passageway on the premises are more than 140 cm No

Corridor in front of the restrooms by the entrance to the Planning and Exhibition Hall on the 2nd floor of the new wing (105 cm)

Escalators No
Wheelchair-accessible elevator (entrance width: 80 cm or more, elevator car depth: 135 cm or more) Yes
Wheelchair lift for stairs No

Only the new building is equipped with an elevator. Not installed on the exterior staircase of the old building.

Benches for resting Yes
Wheelchair-accessible and dedicated seating (spectator facilities and rides)

Barrier-free restroom (multi-functional restroom)

Barrier-free restrooms (multi-functional restroom) Yes
Separate men's and women's barrier-free restrooms (multi-functional restroom) No
Automatic sliding doors No
Bidet toilet Yes
Ostomate-compatible Yes
Universal seats (diaper changing beds that can also be used by adults) No

General restroom

Urinals with handrails Yes
Western-style toilets with handrails Yes
Private rooms with infant chair No
Larger sized private rooms (e.g., can accommodate strollers) No

Barrier-free restrooms available

Wheelchair rental

Manual wheelchair Yes


Electric wheelchair (electric cart) No

Information assurance

Written communication boards at the information desk, communication apps, etc. Yes
Braille information boards or braille materials Yes
Audio guidance support (earphone guide, etc.) No
Braille guidance blocks for the visually impaired on the premises No

Multilingual support

Foreign language information displays Yes

Pamphlets and site plan: English, Chinese and Korean

Easy-to-understand Japanese information displays No
Interpretation services by employees No
Support by automatic translation tools No

Baby care

Diaper changing table Yes

Inside the barrier-free restroom

Nursing room No
Installation of hot water heaters or kettles No
Baby stroller rental No
Temporary storage of baby strollers (baby stroller storage) No

Discount system, etc.

Discount system based on disability and age (65 and over, etc.) *Admission is reduced or exempted for Hamatomo Card holders. *No charge for those with a disability certificate and caregivers upon presentation of the certificate at the time of admission.
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