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Tottori Sand Dunes Sand Museum鳥取砂丘 砂の美術館

Art Museum

This is an art museum on Prefectural Route 319 in Yuyama, Fukubecho, Tottori City where sand sculptures, sculptures carved from sand, are exhibited. Sculptures are produced and exhibited on differing themes each year under the concept of travel around the world in sand, such as “Renaissance in Italy” and “World Heritages in Asia”. The displays can only be appreciated during the exhibition as when the exhibition has finished the sculptures turn back into sand.


Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Fukubechouyuyama 2083-17

phone 0857202231

[Weekday, Sunday]9:00-18:00(Last entry17:30)
[Saturday]9:00-20:00(Last entry19:30)

Review of The Sand Museum

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Reviewed:2018/11/27 Very beautiful sand sculptures
More than the sand dunes themselves this museum is worth a visit. For many years they have a changing exhibition each year with a theme. For us it was Nordic, so anything to do with the Nordic...
Reviewed:2018/11/26 Small museum, beautiful sand scruptures
Read few good reviews about this museum. The ticket wasn't expensive, we had a tourist passport given by the Tourists information Centre at Tottori station. Hence, we paid 500¥ for adult ticket...
Reviewed:2018/11/17 Starting Point to the Visit of Dunes
We choose this place as the starting point, parking at the free of charge carpark outside the museum.

It is absolutely worth a visit, to appreciate these masterpieces.

I suspect the sand...

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Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Fukubechouyuyama 2083-17 [map]



[Weekday, Sunday]9:00-18:00(Last entry17:30)
[Saturday]9:00-20:00(Last entry19:30)
During exhibition replacement periods
[Admission fee] General 600 yen, Junior high and high school student 300 yen
Parking Lot
Available (Museums 30spaces, Observatory Parking Space 180spaces)
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)

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          Tottori prefecture is Japanese seasonal diversity at its best: Huge sand dunes cover the north coast, making for the perfect summer beach trip complete with the unexpected addition of camels; November brings the delectable snow crab, while winter around Mount Daisen, the Chugoku region's highest mountain, promises snow sports and magical views.

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