Museum / Science Museum
In this museum in Murakami City, Niigata Prefecture, themed material regarding Murakami’s specialty product salmon, is on display. In the Murakami dialect, “Iyoboya” means salmon. Visitors can see how the salmon were fished in the Miomote River as well as an introduction to Murakami’s history and culture etc. in the museum. Visitors can also see under water from the observation window made in the distributary of the Miomote River. According to the season, you may encounter the scene of salmon swimming upstream or eggs hatching.
- Nigata Pref. Murakamishi Shiomachi 13-34
- New Year's holiday (Please contact us for details)
[Student (high school students and below)]300yen
- Parking Lot
- Available (134 spaces for general vehicles, 5 spaces for large buses)
- Credit Card
- Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
- Not available
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of May 18, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- Unless you understand Japanese or you are into Salmon...
- This is actually a very amusing, clever and cute museum. Nice displays, I love the fish tanks with salamanders and other river critters, plenty of info on salmon, trouts, chars, excellent corridor...
- Salmon City or Murakami
- The Salmon Museum is the place where I prefer most. If you reach the right time, you can see the baby salmon. This salon museum is connected with the river. So you can see a fish directly from the...
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- m | On foot about minutes
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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