Shinjiko Nature Museum Gobius

Aquarium
Shinjiko Nature Museum Gobius is an experiential-learning type aquarium that showcases the plants and animals that live in Lake Shinji, Nakaumi Lagoon and Shimane Prefecture’s rivers. In all, there are around 10,000 organisms belonging to approximately 200 different species. There is plenty for visitors to see, with diorama tanks that recreate the habitat of the rivers that flow into Lake Shinji and Nakaumi Lagoon, touch pools where visitors can interact with living creatures, etc. There are regular special events, including feeding sessions where museum staff members provide an educational commentary as they feed the exhibits. Shinjiko Nature Museum Gobius attracts large numbers of visitors (particularly families) throughout the year.

Spot details

Address
Shimane Pref. Izumoshi Sonochou 1659-5
Phone
0853637100
Hours
9:30-17:00(Last entryReception16:30)
Closed
Tuesday (Next Weekday for Public holidays), New Year's holiday (12/28-31)
Fees
[Admission fee] [Adult] 500yen [Small/Medium/High school students] 200yen [Toddlers] Free
Parking Lot
Available(100spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Well Done
    5.0 Reviewed:2017.05.20
    Very nice nature center. Well kept building and grounds. Does a nice job of teaching about area wildlife. Has interactive stations. Everyone in our family enjoyed it.
  • 汽水・淡水の魚がいっぱい!
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.11
    5月5日に行きました。ナマズやオオサンショウウオ、鯉などが好きなので大興奮!小さい水族館で、タッチプールなど子どもが喜ぶコーナーもありましたが、大人にも見ごたえある内容の展示でした。これでたったの500円!外に出ると芝生の広場、ちょっと歩くと宍道湖です。ちなみに、広島から高速バスで出雲市駅へ、そこから一畑電車で湖遊館新駅で降りて徒歩数分です。GWだけど混雑もなくのんびりできました。おすすめ穴...
  • 宍道湖の水族館
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.02
    宍道湖の生き物の勉強をするのにちょうどいい水族館でした。入館料もお安めで気軽に立ち寄れます。タッチプールでドクターフィッシュも体験できました。

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