General Information

  Because the museum does not yet have its own buildings, only a small part of the specimens are exhibited temporarily.

Hours & Admission

The Museum is open Monday through Friday, 10:00AM - 5:00PM and closed major holidays.

Admission: FREE

School of Engineering Main Bldg.
Exhibits are located on the third floor.


Hakozaki Campus

Hakozaki Campus is partly under demolition, so there are some closed areas.
We apologize for any confusion.

Access Map

  In 1991 the Kyushu University decided on the future move of the Hakozaki Campus to a western part of Fukuoka City called Motooka. A new museum building will be constructed at a new campus.


Location and traffic

  The Kyushu University Museum is located in the city of Fukuoka, the largest metropolis of Kyushu Island, Japan.
Fukuoka is about 1,170- kilometer from Tokyo, which is a 5-hour ride by bullet train (JR "Shinkansen"), or a 90-minute flight.

  The Kyushu University Museum is within easy reach of the Fukuoka Airport and Hakata Station (JR "Shinkansen", JR Line and Municipal Subway).

By Municipal Subway
15-minute ride from Hakata Station, or 25-minute ride from Fukuoka-kuko (Fukuoka Airport) Station.
Get off at Hakozaki-kyudaimae, and walk about 5 minutes.

By JR Line
8-minute ride from Hakata Station.
Get off at Hakozaki Station, and walk 15 minutes.

*Access from the subway station is more convenient.


Contact information

The Kyushu University Museum,
6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581