Japan Newspaper Museum

Art and Museums

Japan Newspaper Museum

Japan Newspaper Museum is located within the Yokohama Media and Communications Center. Its permanent exhibit introduces the history of newspapers and the process of newspaper making. Visitors can experience the newspaper making process on computers. The building of Yokohama Media and Communications Center is the former Commerce and Industry Promotion Center built in memory of recovery from the Great Kanto Earthquake, with a newly-added high story tower. It is one of Yokohama City's historic buildings. The Newspaper Library is also included within the property.

Information

Area

Chinatown / Kannai / Yamashita Park

Opening Hours

10:00 - 17:00
Closed: Monday (open if holiday), year end & new year holidays

Address

Yokohama Media and Communications Center 11, Nihonodori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-8311

URL

http://newspark.jp/newspark/english/index.html

Closest Railway Station

Kannai Station: JR Keihin Tohoku Negishi Line / Municipal Subway Line
Nihon-odori Station: Minatomirai Line

Tel

045-661-2040

Fax

045-661-2029

Ticket Info

Adult:510 yen
University student: 410 yen
High school student: 310 yen
Elementary school student / Junior high school student: free
Senior (65+): 410 yen

Eating Facilities

café

Barrier Free

slope, handrail, wheelchair rental

Foreign Language Support

English (website)

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