The Philatelic Culture Museum

⇒Japanese/日本語

Admission
Adults / 500yen
High School and Junior High School Students / 200yen
Elementary School Students and under / Free
*Discounted group rates are available for groups of 15 or more.
Opening Hours
10:00 - 16:00 (last admission at 3:30)
Closed
Tuesdays (except for National Holidays on Tuesday, in which case the museum is open the holiday and closed the following day instead)
Parking
Free parking is available for 34 cars.
Location
663-3, Arima-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo 651-1401
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Inquiries
TEL: +81-(0)78-904-0024
FAX: +81-(0)78-904-2022

This museum houses almost all Japanese stamps from hand engraved stamps issued when the Japanese postal system stared in 1871 to the latest ones.

It also displays historical materials related to postal system such as a wooden carrying box used by postal deliverers in the Meiji era and an octagon shaped wall clock placed at post offices. Please enjoy the enchantment of stamps and the depth of postal culture.