Summary of Facilities

1F

Grand Promenade / Main Theater / Lounge / Lecture Theater

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  • Grand Promenade

    Grand Promenade
    Grand Promenade

    Grand Promenade

    The Grand Promenade is a vast atrium with a ceiling 23 meters high. In this space several sculptural works are displayed, which symbolically express our main theme of 'The City and Its People.' Various concerts and performance events are regularly held in this attractive open space.

  • Main Theater

    Main Theater
    Main Theater

    Main Theater

    With screens at the front and rear, the main theater is equipped with 35mm and 16mm film projectors as well as a 150" video projector. It is used mainly for the screening of our movie collection and films related to concurrent exhibitions. The theater is also available for symposiums and lectures.

  • Lounge

    Lounge
    Lounge

    Lounge

    Please come and make yourselves comfortable at our lounge, a bright and open space overlooking the garden. Snacks will be sold here on weekends and holidays.

  • Thomas Smelting Furnace

    Thomas Smelting Furnace
    Thomas Smelting Furnace

    Thomas Smelting Furnace

    Situated in the front garden of the museum, the Thomas Smelting Furnace is a symbolical monument of our institution. It was designed and installed in Kawasaki in 1937 by Nippon Kokan (the present JFE Steel Company). This is an historically precious item which contributed greatly to the development of Japan's steel-making industry, and is registered as a Treasure of the Modern Industrial Heritage of Japan.

2F

Special Exhibition Gallery 1 / Gallery for Arts / Gallery for History & Folklore of Kawasaki / Special Exhibition Gallery 2

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  • Gallery for History &
    Folklore of Kawasaki

    Gallery for History & Folklore of Kawasaki
    Gallery for History & Folklore of Kawasaki

    Gallery for History & Folklore of Kawasaki

    This is a permanent exhibition room for our collections of items in the areas of archeology, history and folklore, spotlighting the general history of Kawasaki.

  • Gallery for Arts

    Gallery for Arts
    Gallery for Arts

    Gallery for Arts

    The gallery consists of three large rooms for a wide range of exhibits from the museum's art collections that include photographs, cartoon and comic drawings (manga), graphics, films and videos, and art literature, showcasing different facets of our collection.

  • Special Exhibition
    Gallery 1

    Special Exhibition Gallery 1
    Special Exhibition Gallery 1

    Special Exhibition Gallery 1

    This 600 square meter room is a main gallery for various kinds of exhibitions, such as those organized by the museum's staffs and traveling exhibitions.

  • Special Exhibition
    Gallery 2

    Special Exhibition Gallery 2
    Special Exhibition Gallery 2

    Special Exhibition Gallery 2

    This room is about same size as the Special Exhibition Gallery 1 and can also be used for various kinds of exhibitions. 3F Floor Map & Facilities

3F

Museum Library / Gallery for Rent / Sub Theater / Seminar Room / Workshop Room / Atelier

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  • Museum Library

    Museum Library
    Museum Library

    Museum Library

    Our library houses around 100,000 specialized books and magazines related to the museum's materials for the public reading. There are also video collections and masterpieces of old Japanese movies for your enjoyment.

  • Gallery for Rent

    Gallery for Rent
    Gallery for Rent

    Gallery for Rent

    This gallery is an open space for public use and is suitable for presentations and exhibitions of citizens' creative activities, art classes, school works, and etc.

  • Sub Theater

    Sub Theater
    Sub Theater

    Sub Theater

    A small theater / auditorium with 40 people capacity. Our visual collections and films related to concurrent exhibitions can be viewed here. It can be used as a space for lectures and symposiums.

  • Seminar Room 1-3

    Seminar Room 1-3
    Seminar Room 1-3

    Seminar Room 1-3

    Rooms for 20 to 35 people, these can be used as places for meetings and lectures.

  • Workshop Room

    Workshop Room
    Workshop Room

    Workshop Room

    This space is used for workshops where visitors can experience traditional / graphic techniques.

  • Atelier

    Atelier
    Atelier

    Atelier

    We have facilities for screen printing and lithography. The atelier is set aside for participants to engage in their own work individually.