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Amami Ocean Exhibition Hall (奄美海洋展示館)

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Aquarium

"This aquarium and museum has a theme of ""the coexistence of the ocean and people."" Visitors can learn about the deep connection between the lifestyle of the people of the Amami Islands and the ocean from a wide range of exhibits. A large aquarium modeled after the underwater terrain of the ocean around the Amami Islands exhibits sea turtles, sharks, tropical fish unique to the islands, and more. A number of small aquariums offer an up-close view of shrimp, crab, and other familiar sea creatures. Another exhibit hall covers subjects such as the ecology of corals and coastal vegetation. Visitors can also try handcrafting an original item from coral, sand, seashells, and other materials."

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Kagoshima Amami-shi Naze Koshuku Ohama 701-1 (Amami / Yakushima Island / Tanegashima IslandArea)

phone 0997556000
place

9:30-18:00(Last entry17:30)

Review of Amami Marine Exhibition Hall

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/11/20 Nice distraction from the beautiful Ohama beach
I came here with my child who enjoyed looking at the huge aquarium just in the foyer of the Exhibition hall. She also enjoyed the feeding turtle session but be careful as they were said to bite...
Reviewed:2019/04/01 Enjoy feeding the sea turtles
Kids will surely enjoy the special experience of feeding the sea turtles. Aside from this, there are some exhibitions. But the place is quite small, so you will only need about 30 minutes here...
Reviewed:2020/03/27 子供が楽しめるスポット
幼稚園の子供を連れて訪れました。もちろんカメへのえさやりを楽しみました。またスタッフさんが水槽へえさやりした時もたくさんの魚が集まり楽しめました。こじんまりとしていますが奄美を紹介する映像を観たり、外でブランコしたり1時間くらい満喫できました。屋内なので雨天時にもおすすめです。

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Address
Kagoshima Amami-shi Naze Koshuku Ohama 701-1 [map]
Area
Amami / Yakushima Island / Tanegashima IslandArea
Phone
0997556000
Hours
9:30-18:00(Last entry17:30)
Closed
New Year's holiday, Maintenance Days closed (6/Dec. Between Mid-3 Sunday)
Fees
[Admission fee] [Adult] 500yen [Children] 300yen [Toddlers] 100yen [3 years old or younger] Free
Parking Lot
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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