Gero Museum of Hot Springs

Museum / Science Museum
This museum is a ten-minute walk from Gero Station. They present both scientific and cultural perspectives on hot springs around Japan. There are five exhibit areas: Science of Hot Springs, Cultures of Hot Springs, Welcome to Gero Onsen, The Room of Dr. Onsen, and Omoshiro Challenge! Hot Springs! You can actually check the salinity and pH of a hot spring and learn about the history of Gero Onsen through valuable photos, materials, a diorama, and more. Books on hot springs are also available. They have a foot bath you can walk in, too.

Spot details

Gifu Pref. Geroshi Yunoshima 543-2 map map Map
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Thursday (The next day if it is a public holiday)
[Admission fee]Adults(Junior high school students and older)400yen, Children(Elementary School Students)200yen
Parking Lot
Available(18spaces/Free within 1 hour)
※Large bus 1spacesAvailable(Reservation required)
Credit Card
Not available
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Not available
Currently, print making experiences are canceled to prevent coronavirus infection.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
Notes:[Lunch] 200yen-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
20 minutes-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly
Possible (preschoolers can make prints, foot baths and walking baths are not allowed)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Wonderful experience!
    5.0 Reviewed : 2019.05.04
    We went up to the museum to try the foot bath and paid the small entrance fee. We didn’t expect the museum itself to be such a highlight but it was. The man working there was so helpful and even...
  • For foreigners, this is a rip-off, stay away
    1.0 Reviewed : 2017.11.04
    The museum consists of a few dated rooms, each about few hundred sq feet. All exhibits are in Japanese only. So unless one knows Japanese, it is a waste of time. To rub salt into the wound, the...
  • The highlight is a panoramic view of Gero
    3.0 Reviewed : 2016.05.18
    This place is up on the hill and we drove up and parked in front of the museum. The exhibition is about the history of Gero, but the highlight is the panoramic view of Gero from the bridge right in...

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