Yokohama Archives of History

Basic Information

Address:3 Nihon-Odori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Opening Hours:
・Open 9:30 – 17:00(Last entry at 16:30)
・※The reading room is open from 10:00 to 16:30(Taking out, bringing in and copying documents are allowed until 16:00)

・Closed on Mondays(following weekday if Monday is a holiday)
・※The reading room is closed on Tuesdays / following weekday if it’s a holiday, certain days at the end of the month, and in the document organising week other than Mondays.


Introduction, Recommendations and Barrier Free Functions

Based on the collective documents ‘Yokohama Shishi’, or the ‘History of Yokohama City’, commemorating a century since the opening of the port, it opened in 1981.
The tree in the courtyard has watched over the city since before the signing of the Kanagawa Treaty.




Barrier Free Information

Easily accessible to the place, building, shop with wheelchairs because there is no gap, below 2 cm if any, or because there is a ramp.

The entrance easy to go in through.

The entrance or exit is 80 cm or more in width.

Equipped with wheelchair oriented elevator. Comes with mirrors and buttons on the sides, spacious enough for wheelchair users: 140 cm in width, 135 cm in length or over, 80 cm or over of effective width at the entrance or exit.
Even better if it comes with braille or audio guide.

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