SHIMADZU CORPORATIONSHIMADZU FOUNDATION MEMORIAL MUSEUM

NEWS

Updates about exhibits and events at the museum are posted here.

Guidance2023.12.26

Notice of temporary closure

The museum will be closed due to construction on Monday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

Guidance2023.05.08

Relaxation of Conditions for Visiting the Museum

As of Monday, May 8, 2023, the conditions for visitors to visit the museum will be relaxed. Advance reservations continue.

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Guidance2022.01.24

Notice of temporary closing (January 24, 2022)

In view of the current spread of COVID-19, Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall will be temporarily closed until further notice, which shall be announced here, seeing the progress of the situation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Guidance2021.08.05

Notice of temporary closing (August 5, 2021)

In view of the current spread of COVID-19, Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall will be temporarily closed until further notice, which shall be announced here, seeing the progress of the situation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Guidance2021.04.12

Notice of temporary closing (April 12, 2021)

In view of the current spread of COVID-19, Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall will be temporarily closed until further notice, which shall be announced here, seeing the progress of the situation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Guidance2020.06.22

Notice of Temporary Closure (June 22, 2020)

Under the current circumstances of COVID-19 in Japan, having temporarily closed it to the public, we are preparing all safety measures to welcome you again to the Memorial Hall.
Its opening schedule shall be announced on the top page of our website at our earliest convenience. We would appreciate your patience for some time.

Guidance2020.04.13

Notice of Temporary Closure (April 13, 2020)

Based on the government policy of the Novel Coronavirus Response Headquarters, the temporary closure of the Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall has been extended until Thursday April 30, 2020 to prevent infection by the virus and its spread. (* Original schedule was from February 28 to April 1 2020.)

The schedule for opening the museum after May 1 (Fri) will be decided later, based on the given situation in the future. We apologize for the inconvenience it may cause to those waiting for the museum to open. Thank you for your understanding.

Guidance2017.08.01

Information about Navigation app for visitors

We have started operation of an audio-visual Navigation app for visitors.

Guidance2012.02.21

Due to the remodeling of the Foundation Memorial Hall last year, the website was newly updated as well.
With the exhibition room in the background, which recreates the atmosphere of Shimadzu's early years, the website allows experiencing Shimadzu's history of creating and manufacturing.
It also describes the main exhibits and lists all renovated exhibits.

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the Visitors Navigation App

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Download the app to your smartphone or tablet and use it to navigate around the museum (available in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean). Please use earphones when listening to the audio guide.
Note: You can use the Visitors Navigation App more smoothly if you install it in advance.

Download on the App StoreGET IT ON Google Play

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