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Yokohama History Museum

Last updated:15/02/2024

画像:Yokohama History Museum

The museum has spacious corridors and ramps and is equipped with multi-functional restrooms. It is also wheelchair accessible from the roof of the building to the attached archaeological park, and some of the reconstructed Yayoi period houses in the park are also wheelchair accessible.

Area Northern Yokohama
Opening Hours 9:00am - 5:00pm (Last Admission 4:30pm) Closed on Mondays (the following day if Monday is a holiday), year end & new year holidays
Address 1-18-1, Nakagawa-chuo,Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama, 224-0003
Closest Railway Station "Center-Kita Station" (Yokohama Municipal Subway)
TEL 045-912-7777
FAX 045-912-7781
Ticket Info Adults: 400yen High School, University, College Students: 200yen Elementary, Junior High School Students: 100yen *Admission for Otsuka/Saikachido Relics Park is free.
Barrier Free disabled stall, wheelchair rental, disabled parking, elevator for wheelchair, Braille
Childcare nursing room, baby stroller rental services, baby changing table
Foreign Language Support English (website)

The accessibility compliance status of this facility is as follows

Accessibility Support Status

  • Parking
  • Disabled parking (wheelchairs)
  • Automatic entrance door
  • Information counter
  • Step inside facility
  • Wheelchair slope inside facility(140 cm or wider)
  • Multifunctional restroom
  • Urinal with handrails
  • Western-style toilet with handrails
  • Wheelchair for rental
  • Diaper changing bed
  • Breastfeeding room
  • Baby carriage for rental

Emergency system

Number of AEDs (automated external defibrillators) installed 2
Considerations in evacuation flow lines Staff members are stationed in each exhibition room to guide visitors through evacuation routes in the event of an emergency.

Parking lot

Parking lot Yes
Number of wheelchair-accessible parking spaces (350 cm or wider, near entrances and exits) 2


Stairs or steps of 2 cm or more at entrances/exits (barrier) No
Handrails on steps/stairs
Ramps for stairs and steps (140 cm or more in width)
Wheelchair lifts for stairs
Entrance/exit width is 80 cm or more Yes
Automatic doors at entrances/exits Yes

On premises

Information desk Yes
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) Yes
Alternative measures such as personnel support for steps No
Passageway on the premises are more than 140 cm Yes
Escalators No
Wheelchair-accessible elevator (entrance width: 80 cm or more, elevator car depth: 135 cm or more) Yes
Wheelchair lift for stairs
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 Yes
Bidet toilet Yes
Ostomate-compatible No
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

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 No
Audio guidance support (earphone guide, etc.) Yes
Braille guidance blocks for the visually impaired on the premises Yes

From the entrance of the museum to the information desk


Multilingual support

Foreign language information displays Yes

English, Korean, Chinese

Easy-to-understand Japanese information displays No
Interpretation services by employees Yes

English, may not be available as the employees work in shifts.

Support by automatic translation tools Yes

Baby care

Diaper changing table Yes

3 diaper changing tables in the barrier-free restroom

Nursing room Yes

Use the first aid room on the 1st floor

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

Discount system, etc.

Discount system based on disability and age (65 and over, etc.) No admission fee for disabled persons and accompanying persons; admission for city residents 65 years old and older is the same as that for elementary school students
Other services and initiatives There is one "no fee day" per month for city residents 65 years of age and older.