Hours & Services

Opening Hours 10:00-20:00
(until 22:00 on days of events)
Closed Tuesdays, winter holiday season and temporary closed days
The following day if Tuesday is a public holiday

Note that ticket purchases or advance reservations are necessary for some performances and film screenings


Parking:Parking space available for 161 cars (admission free)
For detailed information please see the Access page.

*The Operating Hours and Closing Days of the separate facility "YCAM Satellite A" are different. Please check the facility guide for more details.

Ticket Information

Tickets for events such as live concerts, dance shows, and theatrical shows can now be purchased at Ticket Information. In addition, reservations for private events such as workshops, as well as other facilities inside our building like the day nursery, are now open.

YCAM 1st Floor Hours available: 10:00–19:00 on business days

Ticket sales

Tickets may be purchased at service counters, or via phone or internet.

+81-83-920-6111 Hours available: 10:00–19:00 on business days
Purchase here

Nursery Service

YCAM visitors/users can make use of the child care service offered at the Kids’ Space.
This day-care facility for children is equipped with a breastfeeding space, baby beds, cushions, toys, picture books and children’s videos. More information on the space’s usage can be found here.

[The Kids’ Space received a donation from Soroptimist International of Yamaguchi in November 2003.]

Kids' Space

During regular opening hours

Please inquire to the YCAM Ticket Information Counter.

  • Ages: 1 and above
  • Hours 12:30-17:00 (service available for 2 hours at a time)
  • Fees: JPY 200 per child / 30 min.

* Users will be served on a rotating basis when capacity is reached.
The nursery service is not available on days the library is closed.

During events

Please make your reservation at the ticket information desk or by phone at least one week prior to the respective event.

  • Service period: 30 min. before the start until 30 after the end of each event
  • Ages: 6 months and above
  • Fees: JPY 700 per child, JPY 500 for each additional child

* Please inquire beforehand for availability as the service is unavailable for some events.

Other Services


Studio A and Studio C are equipped with wheelchair areas. Also available are seats with private care/guidance by YCAM staff. Please inquire beforehand for availability.

Hearing Aid Service

A hearing aid rental service is offered for hearing-impaired visitors at Studio A, Studio B and Studio C. Please contact a staff member on the day of your visit.

Multipurpose Toilets

Visitors in wheelchairs and ostomates are free to use the multipurpose toilets at Studio A and two other locations in the Center.

Communication support boards, writing boards

For those who find it difficult to communicate using spoken words, we have communication support boards and writing boards. If you wish to use these, please notify the ticket and information counter.

Related Facilities

Satellite A

Satellite A is an exhibition space that opened in 2020 on a corner of the city center of Yamaguchi City, in front of JR Yamaguchi Station. Exhibitions for artwork installations, workshops, or other events can be held here. This will provide even greater opportunities to experience YCAM's activities.


Please contact us at the address below if you have any comments, requests, or questions.

Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM]
7-7 Nakazono-cho, Yamaguchi, 7530075 JAPAN
TEL: +81-83-901-2222
FAX: +81-83-901-2216

You can also use the inquiry form.

Inquiry form