Please make reservations to enter the Miho Museum in advance after checking road conditions.

Due to landslides in August 2021, Shiga Prefectural Road 16 has been closed, and the bus service bound for Miho Museum from JR Ishiyama Station is currently suspended.

If you visit the museum by car from the direction of Otsu, please use the route either from Shigaraki Interchange of Shin-Meishin Expressway or Prefectural Road 12.

Summer Special Exhibition:

Note: This exhibit has closed.

Please note that this information pertains to an exhibition that has closed.


Exhibition Term
July 12, 2008 - August 17, 2008
North Wing
Miho Museum
Kyoto Shimbun, Inc.


North Wing

1. Animal Symbols and Rhyton Beginnings
2. The Calendars Hidden in Ancient Jars
3. The Mythological World Told in Ancient Vessels
4. Ancient Iranian Sculpted Vessels
5. Persian Rhyton
6. Vessels as a Guide to Paradise
Drinking Vessels in Japan