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Polder Museum of Ogata-Mura (大潟村干拓博物館)

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Museum / Science Museum

This museum is in Ogata-Mura, Minami Akita County, Akita Prefecture. It offers exhibitions on Hachiro Lagoon reclamation, Ogata agriculture and more, with dioramas and multi-screen systems. There are also regular activities and events such as the Handicraft Classes and Nature Observation Meetings. It's often used as a communication and exchange center for local students.

place

Akita Pref. Minamiakitagunogatamura Nishi 5-2 (Shirakami / OgaArea)

phone 0185224113
place

9:00-16:30 (Last admission 16:00)

Review of Ogatamura Kantaku Hakubutsukan

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Reviewed:2018/06/15 This Land Reclamation Museum in Oogata Village provides all the history of Oogata and the land reclamation.
Oogata Village is a large village created on reclaimed land. Hachirougata was the second largest lake in Japan after Lake Biwa but now only one eighth remains after land reclamation of roughly two...
Reviewed:2015/11/21 The museum of amazing project Hachiro-gata
You can. Learn about Hachiro-Gata which was man-made land.
It is the largest reclamation project in Japan.

Unfortunately this museum is not English friendly but you can see many photos or items...
Reviewed:2018/01/07 八郎潟干拓の歴史を学べる
八郎潟干拓の歴史を確り学べます。あまり広くないので、20-30分もあれば十分です。ボランティアガイドをお願いすることもできます。

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Details

Address
Akita Pref. Minamiakitagunogatamura Nishi 5-2 [map]
Area
Shirakami / OgaArea
Phone
0185224113
Hours
9:00-16:30 (Last admission 16:00)
Closed
[Apr.-Sep.] 2nd/4Tuesday (The next day in case of Public holiday)
[Oct.-Mar.] Tuesday (The next day in case of Public holiday)
12/31-1/3
Fees
[Admission fee] Adults300yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students/High School Students 100yen
* 50yen discount for 15 people and above groups
Parking Lot
Available(40spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Note
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 26, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          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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          Famed for its sake and samurai, Akita prefecture offers quintessential Japanese culture in a non-touristy setting. Alongside the celebrated rice paddies and historical sites of the region lies dramatic natural scenery in the form of the rugged coastline of the Oga Peninsula and the Dakigaeri Gorge, best visited in autumn, when the leaves begin to change color.