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The Philatelic Culture Museum

  • Tourist attractions


This museum permanently exhibits standard stamps and commemorative stamps issued in the last 150 years since the postal service has been established all the way to the present. Many unique items are exhibited including the first stamp issued in Japan called “Ryumon” stamp, hand-carved stamp, which is considered to be the most important stamp in Japan, and actual work instruments used for the postal service. You would enjoy fascinating stamps and culture of the postal service including many special exhibitions held for a limited time at all times inside the museum built in “earthen walled warehouse style” with a great taste of Edo period.


The Philatelic Culture Museum

By presenting the KANSAI ONE PASS card

20% off admission fee
Adult 500 yen → 400 yen
Middle and Elementary school students 200 yen → 150 yen

Expiration date
Until March 31, 2023


AddressKobe, Kita-ku Arima-cho 663-3
Access15-minute walk from Kobe Railway Arima Onsen Station. 10-minute walk from Hankyu Bus
Hours10:00 - 16:00
Regular holidayTuesdays (closed the following day if Tuesday is a national holiday)
FeeAdmission discount
Adult 800 yen → 600 yen
College and High school students 500 yen → 400yen
From April 1, 2022