Japanese Movie Archive (Hibari Misora Museum)

Introducing the transition of Japanese movies, the filmmakers and actors involved, and Hibari Misora

Tracing the footsteps of the Japanese Movie Industry as well as a comprehensive exhibition on Hibari Misora

In a western-façade building, which stands as the symbol of the Toei Kyoto Studio Park film studio, the 2nd floor of this museum is home to film archive materials, including the “Shozo Makino award corner” that looks back on the life of the “father” of Japanese cinema, Shozo Makino; the “movie hall of fame” that spotlights film people who, in particular, contributed in big ways to the development of the Japanese movie industry; the “photo world of Kyoto movie history” that explains movie history, especially from the Kyoto perspective; a poster corner; a miniature film studio, and filming equipment.
The 1st floor is home to an exhibition of movie posters, valuable dresses and personal effects of Hibari Misora, an eternal star in the eyes of the Japanese public, who entertained in a variety of genres, including song, film and stage.

Hibari Misora Museum http://www.toei-eigamura.com/event/detail/24

photoExterior of Japanese Movie Archive

Exterior of Japanese Movie Archive

photoHibari Misora Museum

Hibari Misora Museum

The movie hall of fame


In which year did Shozo Makino (the father of Japanese film) first make a movie?

Address 10 Uzumasa Higashihachioka-cho, Ukyo-ku
TEL 0570-064349 (Navi Dial)
FAX 075-864-7763
URL http://www.toei-eigamura.com/event/detail/23
Hours 9:00~17:00 (9:30~17:00 Dec~Feb) (entry by 16:00)
Closed Mid January
Adm Free, Separate charge to enter studio park required: Adults ¥2,200, Junior high and high school students ¥1,300, Children aged 3 upwards ¥1,100
Access A 5-min walk from JR Uzumasa Stn/A 5-min walk from Randen Uzumasa-Koryuji Stn and Satsueisho-mae Stn/A 5-min walk from Uzumasa Eigamura-michi Stop of City bus/Very close to Uzumasa Eigamura-mae Stop of Kyoto Bus
Parking Available (Charged)

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