[Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History]
A museum that teaches about the preciousness of the earth and life
This museum of natural history features easy-to-understand displays that introduce the history of the earth stretching back 4.6 billion years by using real specimens including small insects and dinosaur bones. Get a sense of the wonders of nature and the importance of co-existence through the permanent exhibitions, the Jumbo Book Exhibition featuring loads of 3-D encyclopedias, and the SEISA Museum Theater with its 200-inch large screen, etc. Various special exhibitions and temporary exhibitions are also put on.
|Posted photos||Main Exhibition room "Life"
Three photos Upper left Exhibition room "The Earth", upper right Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History (Exterior view), lower Entrance Hall
|Address||Iriuda 499, Odawara City, Kanagawa|
|Phone||+81-465-21-1515 (Japanese only)|
|Opening hours||9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Last admission at 4:00 p.m.)|
|Holidays||Every Monday (the following weekday if Monday is a holiday or substitute holiday), facility maintenance days (in principle, the second Tuesday of the month except for in August, Tuesdays from December to February), year-end and New Year, fumigation periods, the day following a national holiday, etc. (Except if it is a Saturday, Sunday or holiday)
* Open everyday in August.
* Museum closures may be changed without prior notice.
* Please check the website for details.
|Admission fee||Age 20 to under 65 (except for students) 520 yen
Age 15 to under 20 / students (except for junior high school / high school students) 300 yen
High school students / age 65 and over 100 yen
Junior high school student age and under Free
* Additional admission fee (100 yen to 200 yen) is required for special exhibitions.
|Access||Take the Hakone Tozan Railway from "Odawara Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 10 minutes, alight at "Iriuda Station" and walk for approx. 3 minutes.|
updated on Mar 30, 2018
[wide area map]
- [sightseeing spots around "Odawara Station"]
Tokaido Shinkansen Stations