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Nima Sand Museum仁摩サンドミュージアム

Museum / Science Museum

"This is a museum that displays the largest hourglass in the world. There is also a replica of a sand calendar, art works of sand objects as well as a science corner where there is a singing sand map of the world and sand samples from around the world. Many events are held and visitors can also experience glass craft. Many people visit on the 31st of December for the ""Time Festival"". "

place

Shimane Pref. Odashi Nimachouamagouchi 975

phone 0854883776
place

9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)
[1/1] 11:00-16:00 (Admission is until 15:30)
[1/2-1/5] 10:00-16:00 (Admission is until 15:30)

Review of Nima Sand Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2013/10/25 Interesting topic for the museum
We bumped to this museum when passing by. It has kind of high entrance fee (700 yen / person). It is devoted to "singing send" and sendglasses which might be kind of interesting but there is no...
Reviewed:2018/07/08 2度目
2度目の来館。大きな1年時計がある。「砂時計」という映画の中でも出てきた場所。砂に関する知識や手作業もあり楽しめる。
Reviewed:2018/07/08 大きな砂時計と琴ヶ浜
国道9号線沿いにある砂をテーマとした美術館です。ピラミッドのような三角形のガラス屋根が目立ちます。ここには、有名な一年間砂時計があります。近くの琴ヶ浜海岸は、歩くと砂が鳴く鳴き砂の海岸ですよ。

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Address

Shimane Pref. Odashi Nimachouamagouchi 975 [map]

Phone

0854883776

Hours
9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)
[1/1] 11:00-16:00 (Admission is until 15:30)
[1/2-1/5] 10:00-16:00 (Admission is until 15:30)
Closed
Wednesday (subject to change due to exhibition change or event etc.), The end of the year (12/29-12/31), New Year's Holiday (1/7-1/9) * Changed
Fees
[Admission fee] High School Students over 700 yen, small/Junior High School Students 350 yen
Parking Lot
Available(200spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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          What Shimane prefecture lacks in size and population, it makes up for in scenery and ancient mythology. Izumo-taisha, in the middle of the prefecture, is said to be Japan’s oldest Shinto shrine, where stories that delve into the creation of the Japanese race have been passed down over centuries. The 180 Oki Islands, a 40-minute ferry ride north of Sakaiminato, offer an undiscovered paradise well off the beaten track.

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