Museum / Science Museum Spots in Tokushima Area

  • Roadside Station Oboke (Monster House and Stone Museum)
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    4.0
    59 Reviews
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    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Yamashirochoukamimyou 1553-1
    Roadside Station Oboke is located in Miyoshi City. Besides the Monster House and Stone Museum, which feature 70 monsters from local legends and a sample of the rudaceous schist that has been designated as a Natural Monument, there is also a hotspring footbath (open on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from March to November) where visitors can relax and enjoy beautiful views of the Yoshino River, as well as a gift-shop selling local Miyoshi specialties and natural stones, a café, etc.

    This amazing little town nesttled in the hills is worth exploring. There is a bus service to take you to your place of stay or you can use the local Taxi. The people are friendly and here are some...

  • Hiwasa Sea Turtle Museum Caretta
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    4.0
    52 Reviews
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    Tokushima Pref. Kaifugunminamichou Hiwasaura 370-4
    "This museum with its focus on sea turtles is one of only a handful worldwide. ""Caretta"" is another name for loggerhead turtles. The museum explains sea turtle ecology through fossils and panel displays. Recently hatched baby sea turtles are on display in their own special tank, and you can see rare sea turtle varieties in the facility's Large Turtle Pool and the Floating Sea Turtle Hall. On holidays they hold special programs that let you feed the turtles and get close to the hatchlings. "

    Hidden down on the south east coast of Shikoku, Tokushima is this lovely little Aquarium mainly made up of all different kinds of Turtles amd Tortoises. For two hundred million years Loggerhead...

  • Tokushima Prefectural Awa Jurobe Yashiki (Puppet Theater and Museum)
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    4.5
    60 Reviews
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    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Kawauchichou Miyajimahonura 184
    Located approximately 15 minutes by car or 30 minutes by bus from JR Tokushima Station, the Tokushima Prefectural Awa Jurobe Yashiki (Puppet Theater and Museum) is housed in the former residence of Bando Jurobe, the historical figure who inspired the Ningyo Joruri puppet theater play Keisei Awa no Naruto. Awa Ningyo Joruri puppet theater performances are held in the Museum on a daily basis. The Museum’s exhibition room houses displays on the Ningyo Joruri puppet theater tradition and on the deko puppets used. A wide range of special events are held to provide opportunities for more people to learn about Ningyo Joruri puppet theatre.

    I loved everything about this place. Get there about 30 minutes early and catch the guided museum tour; a docent shows how the puppets work. The museum exhibits are all in English as well as...

  • Tokushima City Tokushima Castle Museum
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    3.5
    65 Reviews
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    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Tokushimachoujounai 1-8
    This is a museum erected at the site of the Tokushima Castle palace ruins in Tokushima Central Park, Tokushima City. It is only a 10-minute walk from the JR Tokushima Station. The permanent exhibit is divided into five themes showcasing artisan works and historical materials of the Tokushima domain and the Hachisuka clan. Here, the Senzanmaru, a national Important Cultural Property that is a decorative whaling ship from the Tokushima domain is the main attraction amongst many other treasures. The museum annually hosts six special exhibits or themed exhibits. The visitors to the history museum may use the same ticket to enjoy the adjoining former Tokushima Castle Omote Goten Garden as well.

    Tokushima castle museum is small but has a very nice collection of artifacts and information about the castle history and region. It is surrounded by a beautiful Japanese garden with some wildlife.

  • Misato Hotaru Museum
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
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    Tokushima Yoshinogawa Misato Muneda 82-1

    三郷ほたる館は、蛍を見るのに適した場所でそれ以外にも”梅酒の試飲”&購入が可なのでexcellentな処だと思います。ホタルのお尻の光は、LED以上に緑色に光り✨冴えていました。

  • Ai-no-Yakata Aizumicho Historical Museum
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    Tokushima Pref. Itanogunaizumichou Tokumei Maezunishi 172
    The Ai-no-Yakata Aizumicho Historical Museum is a museum dedicated to indigo blue dyeing, located in Aizumicho. The building which houses the museum was formerly the mansion of the Okumura family, who were leading indigo dye merchants. Models depict the processes used to create indigo dye, and there are also displays of traditional agricultural tools and domestic utensils, as well as indigo-dyed traditional kimonos and historic fabrics. Visitors can also view the historical artifacts and works of art collected by the Okumura family. The intricate architecture of the buildings is also very impressive. To reach the Museum, take the Tokushima Bus service from JR Tokushima Station heading to Nijo and Kamojima, and get off at the Higashi-Nakatomi bus stop; the Museum is about five minutes’ walk from the bus stop.
  • Tokushima Prefectural Torii Ryuzo Memorial Museum
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    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Hachimanchou Mukouterayama Cultural forest in the general park
    A museum which seeks to honor and convey to future generations the achievements of the pioneering anthropologist, archeologist, and ethnologist Torii Ryuzo. The museum is divided into three sections— “Asia as Torii Ryuzo Saw It,” “The Life of Torii Ryuzo,” and “Learning from Torii Ryuzo” —and displays a variety of materials and works concerning the career and research achievements of the man. The facility also has interactive exhibits for children to learn while having fun, such as an area for trying on traditional folk costumes and a pottery puzzle.
  • Anan Science Center
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    Tokushima Anan-shi Nakagawacho Kamifukui Minami Kawafuchi 8-1
  • Tokushimakenritudai Naruto Kyokakyo Memorial
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    3.5
    64 Reviews
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    Tokushima Pref. Narutoshi Narutochoutosadomariura Fukuike 65

    初めての場合は、渦潮を見に行く前に行った方がいいと思います。 橋の歴史や渦潮についていろいろ知ることができます。

  • Nagaokakajutaku Judenken
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
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    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Higashiyaochiai 89-1

    落合集落の中腹にある昔ながらの茅葺の民家建築です。古くからの建物で残るのはここだけではないでしょうか。整備保存されているようです。

  • Kawaguchi Dam Natural Energy Museum
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    Tokushima Naka-gun Nakacho Yoshino Iyadani 72-1
  • Yokaiyashiki Ishino Museum
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    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Yamashirochoukamimyou 1553-1
  • Kaiyo Municipal Museum
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    Tokushima Kaifu-gun Kaiyocho Shihohara Sugitani 73
  • Kaiyocho Ocean Natural Museum Marine Jam
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    Tokushima Kaifu-gun Kaiyocho Shishikuiura Takegashima 28-45
  • Tokushima Prefectural Museum
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    Tokushima Tokushima-shi Hachimancho
  • Mima Historical museum
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    Tokushima Mima-shi Mimacho Ganshoji 8
  • Sennen no Mori Fureai Kan
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    Tokushima Katsuura-gun Kamikatsucho Asahi Nakamura 66-1
  • Nishizuka Pharmacy
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    Tokushima Tokushima-shi Nishizukacho Shimo Nakazu 85-6
  • Awa Katsuura Idobata Cram school)
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    Tokushima Katsuura-gun Katsuuracho
  • Miki Bunko
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    Tokushima Itano-gun Matsushigecho Nakagirai Nakasu 20-2

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The southeastern corner of Shikoku is home to Tokushima prefecture, a region celebrated for its luscious nature and the nation's favorite Awa Odori, an energetic dance to which an annual summer festival has been dedicated. Keeping the upbeat tempo, whirlpools excite the Naruto sea off Tokushima, while inland, dramatic cliffs line the Iya Valley, promising unrivaled views of vast and vibrant scenery.

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