Iwate Prefectural Fishery Science Museum

Museum / Science Museum
Japan’s first marine science museum, it is located in Jodogahama Beach about four kilometers from JR Miyako Station. In addition to introducing the history of Iwate’s fishing grounds, traditional and modern fishing methods, and aquaculture techniques, sea life inhabiting the Sanriku area is shown in a giant diorama. There is a large aquarium in the “Osakana Corner” where you can see a variety of marine creatures such as fish found in the waters near Iwate and clown fish living on coral reefs. You can also experience being in the fishing industry by painting scallop shells and coring wakame seaweed, and canning to make time capsules (reservations required).

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Address
Iwate Miyako-shi Hitachihamacho 32-28 map map Map
Phone
0193635353
Hours
9:00-16:30
Closed
Monday (closest weekday after the next day in case of public holidays), 12/28-1/4
Fees
[Admission fee] General Individual 310yen, College/Professional student 140yen, Free for high school students and younger
[Admission fee (Group 20people and above)] General140yen, College/Professional student 70yen
[Experience fee] 100yen per can with a dream , Painted scallop shell 100yen, Wakame seaweed core 300yen per person
Parking Lot
Available(15spaces)
※Large bus 4spaces parking available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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