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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

Arab News Japan @ArabNewsjp - 2019-11-23
Fossil remains found in Thailand have been determined to be those of a new species of carcharodontosaurus, a large… https://t.co/hoc0kOQb4E
Takuya Imai @imai_takuya - 2019-11-15
#FossilFriday #FPDM

It's my pleasure to publish on Fukuipteryx prima on this Fossil Friday.… https://t.co/9pbWYVjtVx
NBMS @NBMSzebras - 2019-11-04
Eating at a Japanese restaurant, visiting the Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins and visiting the Fukui Prefectural Dino… https://t.co/42GCCyWAuR
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-26
For my last day in Katsuyama, I went to the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum one more time. I’ve come to really lo… https://t.co/oW1h35BSDr
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-26
Here are some images of the trail on the hill leading to the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. I took these over t… https://t.co/PeM1Kn2z4D
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-26
Here’s one last video I took of the animatronic Fukuiraptor at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum.

I know the… https://t.co/uakwfOZGNi
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
A full sized skeleton of the Irish elk (Megaloceros giganteus) at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/ddx105BTAI
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The early primates Plesiadapis and Notharctus on display at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/D4gmB6CUdS
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The family tree of humankind, in the evolution hall at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/8DBZ6urFSv
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The fossil remains of the primitive primate Smilodectes gracilis, at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/nFc2HYg62L
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The full skeleton of a woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/nzQRPiZMkn
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The skeleton of Allodesmus, an ancient seal from the Miocene, at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/bClXem5LgA
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The skeleton of Pakicetus, one of the early ancestors of whales, at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/615JzPDatx
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The skeleton of a Dorudon atrox at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/O77vRbJ0XR
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-24
The upper jaw of an ancient whale, Agorophius, on display at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/hlQBuHIb8A
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
A display on life in the Paleocene and Eocene featuring the skeleton of a Uintatherium anceps at the Fukui Prefectu… https://t.co/qzLhq4LBNC
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
Skull and jaw fragments of various extinct mammals from the Eocene epoch at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum.… https://t.co/gglr513lO4
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The jaw bone of the coryphodont Eudinoceras sishuiensis at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/8c8akEq2dO
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skeleton of a Bemalambda on display at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/8cZ6gkLVrV
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skeleton of a Platybelodon grangeri from the Miocene epoch at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/vY21aUGnMJ
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skeleton of the brontothere Rhinotitan mongoliensis on display at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/N9KAAF9Ny3
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skeleton of the extinct rhino Chilotherium anderssoni at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/vENz9Idogp
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skull of Arsinotherium zitteli at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/UzDl5ulWhp
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skull of a Deinotherium and a Gomphotherium at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/3ll1pf8bmD
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skull of the Late Eocene brontothere Embolotheriun andrewsi at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/m4W04ALr9X
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-23
The skull of the Late Eocene brontothere Megacerops platyceras at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/MxH7EGnjN7
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-22
A display on dinosaur extinction with a sample of the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary layer at the Fukui Prefe… https://t.co/Ec4n639jgO
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-22
Here is a model sequence from the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum exemplifying the evolutionary transition from d… https://t.co/YGv54OzgnY
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-21
I’m spending my birthday at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum.

I know I’ve already gone here about 10 times a… https://t.co/mI6vASQqVj
Isaiah Montvel-Cohen @IsaiahMontvel - 2019-10-21
Some wide shots I took of the Saurischian and Ornithischian galleries at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. https://t.co/mGT9biLHvW

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