This museum, in the Kyu-kyoryuchi district of Kobe, showcases the history of lighting, allowing visitors to enjoy learning about how lamps and light sources evolved over the years.Collections include primitive lamps such as torches and iron fire baskets, oil lamps (lamp stands and paper lanterns), and candle-based lighting, including the collapsible paper lanterns prevalent during the Edo period (1603-1868), Japanese original seating lamps, precious oil lamps, gas lamps and electric lamps. Visitors can also enjoy the 'Lighting Museum Walk' to get a taste of what the Kyukyoryuichi area was like during the Meiji period (1868-1912).
  • 10:00-17:00
  • 2-4-13 Shinkaichi, Hyogo-ku, Kobe