Known as a masterpiece in classical Japanese literature, "The Tale of Genji" tells the story of an extremely handsome nobleman and his love affairs in Heian period (794-1185), and the final 10 chapters take place in Uji City. This museum presents explanations, movies, and interactive games available in English, making it a lot of fun to experience the glamorous world of Genji.
The original animation movie "GENJI FANTASY---The Cat in Love with Hikaru Genji" will be playing beginning in April 2019.
- 45-26, Uji Higashiuchi, Uji, Kyoto Prefecture
- Train: 8 minutes walk from Uji Station on the Keihan Uji Line, 15 minutes walk from Uji Station on the JR Nara Line
- Business Hours
- 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Last entry at 4:30 p.m.
Closed: Every Monday (if Monday is a national holiday then the museum will be closed on the following day)
- Space for regular-sized vehicles: 15 (Price: 100 yen per 30 minutes for 1 car)
Space for large vehicles: 4 buses (Price: 2,500 yen for 1 bus, priority given to those with reservation)