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Japanese Overseas Migration Museum

Last updated:09/02/2024

There are stairs at the entrance, but wheelchair-accessible elevators and other wheelchair-accessible facilities are available, and Braille blocks are provided from the 2nd floor entrance to the museum.

Area Minato Mirai 21 / Sakuragi-cho
Opening Hours 10:00~18:00(Admission 17:30) *Closed Mondays. If Monday is a national holiday, the museum will be closed on the next non-holiday instead.
Address JICA Yokohama 2nd Floor, 3-1, Shinko 2-chome, Naka-ku, Yokohama City
Closest Railway Station 15-minute walk from JR Sakuragicho Station 8-minute walk from Bashamichi Station (Minato Mirai Line) 2-minute walk from Unga Park cable car terminal after first arriving at Sakuragicho Station 2-minute walk from Hammerhead at the Pier Line city bus stop after first arriving at Sakuragicho Station
TEL 045-663-3257
Ticket Info Free

The accessibility compliance status of this facility is as follows

Accessibility Support Status

  • Wheelchair slope inside facility(140 cm or wider)
  • Automatic entrance door
  • Information counter
  • Multifunctional restroom
  • Urinal with handrails
  • Western-style toilet with handrails
  • Infant seat or highchair
  • Wheelchair for rental
  • Braille information board
  • Diaper changing bed
  • Breastfeeding room
  • Baby carriage for rental

Emergency system

Number of AEDs (automated external defibrillators) installed 1
Considerations in evacuation flow lines Installation of ramps (steps on 2nd floor)

Parking lot

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

There is a dedicated parking lot on the basement level, but it is not near the entrance/exit


Stairs or steps of 2 cm or more at entrances/exits (barrier) No
Handrails on steps/stairs Yes
Ramps for stairs and steps (140 cm or more in width) Yes
Wheelchair lifts for stairs No
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) No
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 No
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) Yes
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 Yes
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. No
Braille information boards or braille materials Yes
Audio guidance support (earphone guide, etc.) Yes

The audio guidance service can be used with your own smartphone.

Braille guidance blocks for the visually impaired on the premises Yes

Installation from the outside to the entrance of the building and intercom

Other Sign language greeting video available

Multilingual support

Foreign language information displays Yes

English. Some Spanish and Portuguese.

Easy-to-understand Japanese information displays Yes

Some exhibits have captions for children.

Interpretation services by employees Yes


Support by automatic translation tools Yes

"POCKETALK" that supports 70 languages available at the front desk

Baby care

Diaper changing table Yes

Men's restroom/women's restroom/multi-functional restroom

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

Discount system, etc.

Discount system based on disability and age (65 and over, etc.)
Other services and initiatives Experience/hands-on/participation-type exhibits available