Fukui Prefecture Okuechizen Area
This museum is one of the largest museums in the world. It is located in Katsuyama city in Fukui prefecture, and is well known as a treasure house of dinosaur fossils in Japan. In the large open-air space, skeletal structures of dinosaurs, fossils, specimens, dioramas and reconstructed models are displayed. Both adults and children can enjoy the power of dinosaurs by observing from a close distance.
51-11 Terao, Muraoka-cho, Katsuyama city
Access (nearest railway station)
10 minutes by car from Katsuyama station on Echizen Railway/ 35 minutes by car from Fukuikita IC or Maruoka IC on Hokuriku Expressway
Jorudan For access to the nearest railway station, click here.
9：00～17：00 （Entrance till 16：30）
Year’s End and New Year holiday season （Dec 29th～Jan 2nd） ※ Irregularly closed about twice a month due to exhibition changeovers and facility inspections.
Free of charge