Introduction to THE MUSEUM OF HANSHIN KOSHIEN STADIUM



  • KOSHIEN STADIUM APP NOW AVAILABLE
  • Museum exhibits
  • Stadium tour
  • Opening times /Fees /Access

KOSHIEN STADIUM APP NOW AVAILABLE

APP

The app acts as a handy guide to the museum, and is compatible with both tablets and smartphones. When using the app within the museum, you will also receive push notifications containing detailed information about some of the exhibits.The app also allows you to apply original photo frames to photos taken in certain areas of the museum.

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Museum exhibits

Floor Map

High school baseball zone

The spring and summer high school baseball tournaments can be said to capture the essence of seasonal Japanese sports today.
Visitors can relive the famous memorable matches and scenes in high school baseball so far through the museum’s various exhibits, pictures and video images.

High school baseball zone

High school baseball zone

Some of the players who participated in Koshien tournaments, including Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Daisuke Matsuzaka,
Yu Darvish, and Masahiro Tanaka, went on to become famous internationally. At the museum, you can view exhibitions of the baseball gear that they used, videos, and much more.

Hanshin Tigers zone

The museum features a wide range of exhibits on the famous players that have shaped the Hanshin Tigers baseball team from its inception to the present day.
Cecil Fielder was a home run leader in the major league. The bat he used during his time with the Hanshin Tigers is on display.

Hanshin Tigers zone

History of Koshien/Koshien square

Numerous episodes and moments in the history of Koshien Stadium are presented in exhibits and pictures, etc.
Visitors can enjoy images and take a quiz on the Hanshin Tigers and high school baseball at the Koshien square.
There is also a draft experience corner where visitors can see for themselves what it is like at a draft selection for professional baseball in Japan.
In 1934 a selected major league baseball team played at Koshien Stadium. Commemorative items related to Babe Ruth - the star player at the time - are also on display here.

Hanshin Tigers zone

Koshien Bowl zone

The name Koshien Bowl has become firmly established in Japan, and is the game that determines the Japanese College American football championship. Visitors can also relive past tournaments through the museum’s various video images.
There are also exhibits of items from participating colleges such as American football uniforms and helmets, as well as tournament programs, etc.

Koshien Bowl zone

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Stadium tour

This tour shows you the other side of Hanshin Koshien Stadium, which you cannot see as a normal spectator. The tour guide’s explanation of various areas in Koshien Stadium will both surprise and move you.

Main Tour Locations

■Tour Time : Approximately 50 minutes

■How to make a reservation
(1)Internet reservation(in Japanese): THE MUSEUM OF HANSHIN KOSHIEN STADIUM website
(2)Phone reservation(only in Japanese): 0798-44-3310
     (The phone reservation hotline operates from 10:00-17:30, closed Monday)
(3)Same-day tours require prior reservation and are subject to availability.
        Reservations can be made at the reception counter of THE MUSEUM OF HANSHIN KOSHIEN STADIUM.

Tour areas

Grounds (artificial grass area only), Third base bench, Third base bullpen, Third base locker room, Stands, Interview space, Royal Suite Floor.
※The tour areas included may vary according the holding of baseball games and other scheduled events. You will visit several locations from those listed above, according to the games schedule.
※Please note that the R1 and R2 courses do not allow you to enter the field or touch the Koshien Stadium dirt.

Third base benchThird base bench

Third base bullpenThird base bullpen

StandsStands

Others

Stadium shop

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Opening times /Fees /Access

Opening times

10:00~18:00
(From November to February: 10:00~17:00)
※Entry permitted until 30 minutes before closing time.
※Times may vary according to scheduled events (high school baseball, etc.)

Closed

Mondays (excluding game days, public holidays)
※In addition to the above, the museum may also be closed temporarily on certain days for maintenance, etc.

Entrance fee

  Adult Child
(aged from 4 years to junior high school students)
General 600yen 300yen
Group 500yen 200yen

※Group: 20 people or more, and reservations are required.

Access

Map of surrounding area

Map of surrounding area

Hanshin Railway Koshien Station 5minutes by foot Hanshin Koshien Stadium Next to the outside gate 16
※The entrance is located beneath the left outfield stand.

【Address】1-82 Koshien-cho, Nishinomiya-shi, Hyogo-ken 〒663-8152
【TEL】0798-49-4509

Required time to nearby facilities

Required time to nearby facilities

Model course

Model course

Information for access by Hanshin Railway

Information for access by Hanshin Railway

From Hanshin Umeda Station

Fare One way Adult 270 yen Child 140 yen
Return Adult 540 yen Child 280 yen
Required time Limited express(Direct limited express)approx. 13 minutes
Rapid express approx. 16 minutes

From Hanshin Sannomiya Station

Fare One way Adult 270 yen Child 140 yen
Return Adult 540 yen Child 280 yen
Required time Limited express(Direct limited express)approx. 18 minutes
※This limited express does not stop at Koshien station from 7:26~8:39 on weekdays. It stops at Koshien Station all day on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
※During baseball games and other scheduled events at Hanshin Koshien Stadium, the train may stop temporarily at Koshien station for a limited time. (If the limited express does not stop at Koshien station, then please transfer to a local train at Nishinomiya station).
Rapid express approx. 19 minutes

From Osaka Namba Station

Fare One way Adult 360 yen Child 180 yen
Return Adult 720 yen Child 360 yen
Required time Rapid express approx. 20 minutes
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Information for access by Hanshin Bus

Airport Limousine Bus

Fare To Hanshin Amagasaki
One way Adult 1,550 yen Child 780 yen
Required time Kansai International Airport → Hanshin Amagasaki  approx. 52 minutes
※Please take the Hanshin Railway from Hanshin Amagasaki Station

Please check the Hanshin Railway/Hanshin Bus page for the bus & train timetable.
Airport Limousine Bus timetable