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Aso Volcano Museum

Travel Guide - Aso Volcano Museum


The museum features displays of volcanoes and geology, plants and animals, history and folk customs of Aso. On rainy and restricted entry days you can observe the crater via a remote controlled camera. Video footage of eruptions and seasonal scenery shown on large screen (30 meters in width, 4 meters in height).

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 860 yen (General, Adult)
  • 430 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 35 minutes from JR Aso Station by the bus bound for Aso-san Nishi-eki. Get off at Kusasenri Kazan Hakubutsukan-mae Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1930, Akamizu, Aso-shi, Kumamoto, 869-2232


Wataru 天河 航 @wataruen - 2019-10-14
People visiting the Volcano Museum in Kumamoto are getting a nice view of Aso right about now.… https://t.co/TlsuRQJGRi
滝野弘仁(34) @takino_ht - 2019-09-18
ASO VOLCANO MUSEUM https://t.co/WQ0sg3IoI7
Tenga Wataru 天河 航 @wataruen - 2019-08-25
Some kind of event going on in the parking lot of the Aso Volcano Museum. And plenty of billowing smoke for all to… https://t.co/hBDeyLxSf8
Wataru 天河 航 @wataruen - 2019-08-25
Some kind of event going on in the parking lot of the Aso Volcano Museum. And plenty of billowing smoke for all to… https://t.co/hBDeyLxSf8
Aso UNESCO Global Geopark @AsoGeopark - 2019-07-03
The Aso Volcano Museum and Aso Geopark Promotion Council office will be closed at 2:00 pm today. The local bus come… https://t.co/O5tsMZmKAI
Dr. Xavier Jayakumar @xavierjayakumar - 2019-06-23
An enlightening visit to the Aso Volcano 🌋 Museum, home to Japan’s most active volcano. Managed to see live feed of… https://t.co/upP5tqDE2g
Michi no Eki Aso @michinoekiaso - 2019-04-14
Mount Aso level alert raised to level 2.
Access on 1 kilometer around the crater is restricted.
Hiking path to mt… https://t.co/rkhQJRBnZa
Alison Graettinger @AlisonGraetting - 2018-02-10
The museum near Nake-dake has this volcanic bomb on display. Field duck for scale (~10 cm).
Aso volcano is serious… https://t.co/IkwB36nvJo
Michi no Eki Aso @MichiNoEkiAso - 2017-07-31
Nice movie for a perfect ending in Aso Volcano Museum! https://t.co/LqQM3Puuwl
Michi no Eki Aso @MichiNoEkiAso - 2017-07-21
check out Aso's volcano museum! https://t.co/kSoeWdtcIj
Michi no Eki Aso @MichiNoEkiAso - 2017-01-18
I went to Aso Volcano Museum to see their new movie! https://t.co/Y84qf5pR8V
Michi no Eki Aso @MichiNoEkiAso - 2017-01-02
New movie on a five-screens giant screen at Aso Volcano Museum!
With subtitles in English, Chinese and Korean! https://t.co/HlPxQNkMry
Michi no Eki Aso @MichiNoEkiAso - 2016-11-17
This morning we were at the volcano museum in Kusasenri for the last preparations of the 'Let's walk in Aso event' https://t.co/xfuQQXLaOc
Michi no Eki Aso @MichiNoEkiAso - 2016-10-23
Aso Volcano Museum's reopening on November the 1st! https://t.co/E1MFeFDCUJ
Michi no Eki Aso @MichiNoEkiAso - 2016-06-26
Impressive pictures taken after the earthquakes by the Aso volcano museum staff. https://t.co/Ululy7tWc0
yidilian @yidilian - 2016-05-10
Japan PIC: mt.aso volcano. - howard-f posted a photo: volcano museum parking lot. march, 2016. https://t.co/mbMUtksQCx
Mai IS Me @ThanyaluckM - 2016-04-14
In New Zealand 😁😁😁 took_ka_toon @ Aso Volcano Museum https://t.co/qnxapVQFgO
MC @mcphlth - 2016-03-19
"white day"-- WEIN @ Aso Volcano Museum https://t.co/S2sv5yNDRa
xɘʜiupɘ @equihex - 2015-12-22
Aso san volcano museum also pretty cool, although 2x the price of other museums. Quite tourist trap up there. https://t.co/hZY6m7D3Mw
Dan Hewins @hewins - 2015-09-30
No closer... @ Aso Volcano Museum https://t.co/hDK57u2GKZ
Shimadenia☺︎(`・ω・´*) @SHIMADEN - 2015-09-14
Tamaoki, curator of #Aso Volcano Museum, tells on TV people on Mt. Aso erupting not to take photos and evac. #Kumamoto #Japan #eruption
だいち @mtng_517 - 2015-08-16
Yes, it is.
I am in the Aso volcano museum.
V. Nattakarn @GaleNattakarn - 2015-06-28
Just posted a photo @ Aso Volcano Museum https://t.co/mO1RJ6dUqO
Fares Yousef @NoiseyFares - 2015-01-29
- I feel like a person living on the brink of a volcano crater 🌋. @ Aso Volcano Museum http://t.co/1WCeU0YuVY


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