Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Odawara Station 

[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.
URL http://nh.kanagawa-museum.jp/index_en.html

updated on Mar 30, 2018

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