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Open Hours
9:30-19:30(entry by 19:00)
*On Sundays and National Holidays closed at 17:30 (entry by 17:00)
Closed days
every Monday (Tuesday if the Monday is a holiday)
  • Organized by Fukuoka Art Museum, The Nishinippon Shimbun, The Mainichi Newspapers, Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting, Television Nishinippon Corporation, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting
  • Granted by The Fukuoka Cultural Foundation
  • Cooperated with TOHO Co.,Ltd., TOHO EIZO BIJUTSU Co.,Ltd., TOHO-AD.Co.,Ltd.
  • Collaborated with Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art and The Hokkaido Shimbun Press.

Admission Fee

Adults 1400(1200)yen
High school & College Student 800(600)yen
Elementary and Junior high school student 500(300)yen
  • * Prices in the ( ) are discounted prices for advanced ticket, for groups of 20 people or more and prices for people over 65 years old. Proof such as health card or driver's license to confirm 65 years of age and above.
  • * The following people are admission free by presenting the following ID. Pass, or Proof.
  • * Public Health Welfare ID / Physically Disabled ID / Rehabilitation ID for Mentally Disabled (plus one medical helper is permitted for the above) / Proof of Medical Recipient for Specified Diseases, Congenial Blood / Coagulation Genetic Disability and Specific Chronic Childhood Diseases.

Outline of the ExhibitionOutline

“Godzilla,” made by Toho Co.,Ltd. in 1954, has been the nonpareil movie in that the SFX gave it a very real image and the movie has the social theme of the serious doubt about scientific technology–the influence of the H-bomb test brought about Godzilla, the Daikaiju(Giant Monster). The movie “Godzilla” established a genre of tokusatsu(SFX) in Japanese movies, and twenty eight works were produced by 2004. “Godzilla” has been evaluated all over the world and was also made in USA. On July 29, 2016, a new Godzilla movie “Shin-Godzilla” will be released, produced after twelve-year interval in Japan.
In this exhibition, we will introduce the limitless charm of the material of Godzilla, and revaluate the imagination, creation and expression of Japanese movie people by paying attention to miniatures, designs, plans, document photos, illustrations and also three dimensional works based on the character of Godzilla. moreover, some exhibits related to the new movie “Shin-Godzilla” are planned to be shown in this exhibition.