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The Kobe City Museum of Literature (神戸文学館) is dedicated to the literary scene in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan in the Meiji, Taishō, Shōwa, and Heisei periods. The museum opened in 2006 in the former Branch Memorial Chapel of Kwansei Gakuin University, a Meiji period building largely funded by John Kerr Branch, a scion and financier from Richmond, Virginia.
It is next to Ōji Zoo and across the street from a contemporary art gallery dedicated to the illustrator Yokoo Tadanori.
Kobe City Museum of Literature Reviews
It is very cosy and you can find information about writers who were born in Kobe City, but it is not as big as I thought it would be. It is good for people who are interested in japanese literature... more »
ＪＲ三ノ宮駅から神戸市営バスで１０分程度、王子動物公園で下車です。横尾忠則現代美術館と道路を挟んで向かい側に有ります。神戸ゆかりの作家の資料館、入場無料です。外見は赤煉瓦のレトロ感有る建物です。 more »From JR Sannomiya Station, take the Kobe Municipal Bus for about 10 minutes and get off at Oji Zouen Park. It is across the road from The Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art. There is free admission to the Museum of Kobe-related artists. The appearance is a building with a retro feeling of red brick.
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