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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Travel Guide - Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is located near the Japan's largest findspot of dinosaurs. The museum exhibits more than 30 skeletal preparations of dinosaurs gathered from all over the world. Visitors can experience the age of the dinosaurs at a diorama with real-sized dinosaur models and CG theater. The museum also exhibits other ancient creatures and the earth's history.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

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

ClosedClosed

  • The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 720 yen (General, Adult)
  • 410 yen (Student)
  • 260 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes from Katuyama Station on the Echizen Railway Katsuyama Eiheiji Line by the bus bound for Nagaosan. Get off at Kyoryu Hakubutsukan-mae Bus stop.
  • 10-minute taxi ride from Katuyama Station on the Echizen Railway Katsuyama Eiheiji Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 51-11, Murokocho Terao, Katsuyama-shi, Fukui, 911-8601

TweetsTweets

helloricecake @helloricecake - 2019-08-21
#fukui is home to the prefectural #dinosaur #museum. as a result, dinosaurs themed things (mascots, license plates,… https://t.co/2YBnHTGOEN
Kristine Ohkubo @AuthorKristineO - 2019-08-10
When you think about #Japan, what comes to mind? #MtFuji #CherryBlossoms #Geisha -how about #dinosaurs? Learn more… https://t.co/4Yq5j18laG
Chris Tijani Barker @palaeoguy12 - 2019-08-04
Honoured to have my research on the neurovasculature of Neovenator featured as part of a fanatstic new exhibit on… https://t.co/KKoDsME8uy
Praveen Sankaran @Pravs1894 - 2019-06-21
Hey Doc ! WhatsUp 🤓 #fukui @ Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum https://t.co/B77A44hHpg
Angie Sullivan @AngieSullivan0 - 2019-05-31
In 2016, Arizona State University biologist Nobuaki Mizumoto chanced upon an unusual fossil while exploring the col… https://t.co/OiTC7SQPbs
LCIllustration (Coms open) @LoganCChitwood - 2019-05-10
I wanna go to the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta, CA really badly, and the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur museum in Japan.
Rachel ︽✵︽ Thorn @rachel_thorn_en - 2019-05-03
Out here in the middle of boondocks at 8:48 a.m. in a long, slow line of cars to get into the parking lot of the Fu… https://t.co/PrX67re4el
Ben Grace @BG_Grace - 2019-04-27
Description of bird tracks from the Kitadani Formation (Aptian), Katsuyama, Fukui, Japan with three-dimensional ima… https://t.co/ZbL5PO8EeI
雲丹海苔🍚 @uninori550 - 2019-04-08
@TAHK0 I didn’t know that one!
I went to Fukui.
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is the biggest dinosaur museum in Japan 👍
Mahwi Rosero @linggwistasero - 2019-03-06
Almost always, as a natural response to things great and wonderful, I felt nada. But it's not that bad to look forw… https://t.co/8MeeG0WjAP
inés f. @dottienes - 2019-03-01
@DustinGrowick @AMNH Aww, that’s too bad. By the way, if you ever find yourself in Japan, I recommend a visit to th… https://t.co/2Yqn8zDD9m
tools. @toolsshoerepair - 2019-02-18
#dayoff #barbourpeople #barbourwayoflife #sonanddaughter #tools#shoerepair#vwt4camper #myfamily #vwwestfalia#beauti… https://t.co/FQxN1Q7pxp
山口茜 Akane Yamaguchi Fanbase @AYamaguchiFans - 2019-01-08
[Landmarks]
There are many places to visit in Katsuyama, but we choose the best 4 places based on Japan Guide.
1. K… https://t.co/PseKE6SHkR
yukari☆icolo @starlamp - 2018-12-18
I came to Fukui prefectural dinosaur museum with my grandparents❤
It's first time to visit here for me so looking f… https://t.co/L4ZOdYrXdi
Elena Cuesta🦖 @ElenaPaleo - 2018-11-26
Fukuiraptor is alive! The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is AWESOME! I'm really love this museum and the Japanes… https://t.co/MHAgJEQ3Nt
Koto ❄🌙🌸 @KotoWari16 - 2018-11-19
@x_o43 Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, Katsuyama. It's apparently one of the best dinosaur museums in the world.
Koto ❄🌙🌸 (@🇯🇵) @KotoWari16 - 2018-11-19
@x_o43 Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, Katsuyama. It's apparently one of the best dinosaur museums in the world.
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-11-09
#FossilFriday
Camarasaurus sp. displayed at Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum.
It's composed of real fossils. https://t.co/WX6R6qPOGP
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-10-19
#FossilFriday
Reconstructed skeleton of Edmontonia.
Displayed at Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/vdWW5yZ0vF
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-10-12
#FossilFriday
Allosaurus fragilis
This specimen is a new face of Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum and reconstruc… https://t.co/Odudg90ncu
北畠京祐 @kyooooooopei - 2018-10-05
Achelousaurus horneri (skull)
from USA.
(Late Cretaceous)

This dinosaur has characteristic protrusions like a hump… https://t.co/A80ONn1JB1
neiko @atasu_chan - 2018-10-02
I went to Fukui prefectural dinosaur museum.
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-09-28
#FossilFriday
Skull of Triceratops sp. displayed at Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/iDoGwtctcM
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-09-21
#FossilFriday
Raptors from South America.
Skeletons of Buitreraptor and Austroraptor displayed in special exhibiti… https://t.co/7cDayRjFut
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-09-14
#FossilFriday
Skull of Abelisaurus from the Upper Cretaceous of Argentine Republic.
Displayed in special exhibitio… https://t.co/Dbxkr7WQk2
Ayako Sasaki @AyakoSasaki4 - 2018-09-12
I went to the Fukui prefectural dinosaur museum with my family!
It was so wonderful😆
There were many dinosaur's spe… https://t.co/OvugBvgU7I
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-08-31
#FossilFriday
Qianzhousaurus (Pinocchio Rex) from the Upper Cretaceous of China.
Displayed in special exhibition a… https://t.co/TG4SSW7fsC
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-08-24
#FossilFriday
Aves indet. from the Lower Cretaceous Kitadani Formation of Fukui, Japan.
Displayed in the special e… https://t.co/IL5hOp1Fil
Y.TSUKIJI @tsukiji_y - 2018-08-17
#FossilFriday
Holotype of 'Yi qi' that have membranous wings made of skin.
This specimen is now displayed in speci… https://t.co/E7lPIVgzPq
進撃の巨人@裏垢 @aot_akaura - 2018-08-15
To celebrate the launch of Attack on Titan Season 3, the Colossal Titan will be visiting various popular summer spo… https://t.co/DovyJuK44H

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