Kaiyodo Hobby Museum Shimanto

Museum / Science Museum
Kaiyodo Hobby Museum Shimanto is a museum housed in the gymnasium of the former Utsuigawa Elementary School which closed in 2009. There are many pieces on display such as Kaiyodo’s world famous figures, plastic models and garage kits. The huge Catalan ship is an impressive sight. There is also a diorama classroom where visitors can make mini-figurines.

Spot details

Address
Kouchi Pref. Takaokagunshimantochou Utsuigawa 1458-1
Phone
0880293355
Hours
10:00-18:00
[Nov.- Feb.]10:00-17:00
Closed
Tuesday (The next day for Public holidays), New Year's holiday (12/28-1/1)
Fees
[Admission fee] [High school students and above] 800yen [Small/Junior high school students] 400yen [Pre-schoolers] Free
Parking Lot
Available(50spaces)
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Smoking
Available (Available only in outside smoking space)
Wi-Fi
Available(freespot)
Note
* The museum will be temporarily closed during the following period to prepare for the renewal. 2022 2Monday15Sunday-2022 4Monday1Sunday
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Yes (only if it is in the carry bag)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Hobbist paradise
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.11.26
    I am not a hobbist but it brings back some nostalgic moments of ultra man..worth a visit. my wife loves it. amd fancinating art work of miniatures.
  • I am 86 and I am still dreaming...
    4.0 Reviewed:2016.03.17
    It was such a great experience to visit the place.. and the title of this review? yes, these were just few words from the Owner of the Museum that melted my heart. We had a face to face encounter...
  • 山奥の秘境にありますが訪れる価値あり
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.05.21
    四万十川沿いの山奥にある博物館。ナビに従い進むも段々と山深くなり着くまでが心配と不安に駆られます。館内には懐かしい模型が数多く展示されていて大人になっても消えない子供心を呼び起こしてくれます。懐かしい展示物も多く時間が過ぎるのがあっという間でした。

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