Mining Museum of Akita University

Museum / Science Museum
A museum adjoining Akita University in Tegata Osawa, Akita City. The museum's collection consists of minerals and mining-related items gathered since the establishment of the Akita Mining College, the predecessor of the current Faculty of International Resource Sciences. Exhibits include over 1,500 mineral samples spanning some 400 varieties from around Japan and the world, large mineral specimens excavated from mines in the prefecture, and an exhibit on the history and composition of the Earth.

Spot details

Address
Akita Akita-shi Tegata Osawa 28-2
Phone
0188892461
Hours
9:00-16:00
Closed
[Dec.-Feb.]Sunday, Public holiday
[New Year's holiday]12/26-1/5
Fees
[Admission fee]Adults100yen, Free for high school students and younger
Parking Lot
Available (Standard size20spaces, Large Bus 3spaces) * Please contact us in advance if you are coming by a large bus.

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • The admission fee is only one hundred yen, Description of the displays in English is provided
    3.0 Reviewed:2018.06.22
    We briefly visited the Mining Museum of Akita University. Akita University is one of the few universities that retain mining faculties due to Akitas long history in mining. The museum is located on...
  • 石!
    3.0 Reviewed:2019.10.22
    石がたくさんあって、石マニアにはたまらんラインナップの博物館となっております。和ロックとコラボレーションしないかなぁ。100円で入れる割にはすごく見応えがあります。
  • 真剣に眺めたら楽しかった
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.05.04
    100円の入場料で たくさんの石が見られます。真剣に産地まで読んでいると疲れるほどのボリュームです。今回は大人だけだったので大丈夫でしたが 子供向けの遊べる何かがあればもっといいのになと思いました。石探しとか・・・

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