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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

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
Giancarlo Flores @giancarloflores - 2018-08-13
Can't find a way to express how amazingly fantastic this place (The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum) is. Well, ve… https://t.co/cdj49UGGO5
Attack on Titan Wiki @AoTWiki - 2018-07-28
To celebrate the launch of Attack on Titan Season 3, the Colossal Titan will be visiting various popular summer spo… https://t.co/9XpmM6vRet
ECC | Teach in Japan @ECCTeachinJapan - 2018-07-17
Japan can claim a few unique dinosaurs, with many of them being in the Fukui area.
One of our teachers dropped by t… https://t.co/cV22zf8aW6
One Day In Japan @OneDayInJapan - 2018-07-15
Discovering Fossils At The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum https://t.co/a2QY0446JV https://t.co/8enojyQPCv
One Day In Japan 🌸 @OneDayInJapan - 2018-07-15
Discovering Fossils At The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum https://t.co/a2QY0446JV https://t.co/8enojyQPCv
ECC | Teach in Japan @ECCTeachinJapan - 2018-06-28
Japan can claim a few unique dinosaurs, with many of them being in the Fukui area.
One of our teachers dropped by t… https://t.co/QZCvx9qYwj
Renella ✨ @reneliee - 2018-06-23
Just posted a photo @ Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum https://t.co/zzbi9Ea5Va
ALTIA CENTRAL @AC_Recruiting - 2018-06-11
Fukui, Day 11- Any #sightseeing trip to #Fukui would be woefully incomplete without a visit to the Fukui Prefectura… https://t.co/K6ir5V90FM
ECC | Teach in Japan @ECCTeachinJapan - 2018-06-11
Japan can claim a few unique dinosaurs, with many of them being in the Fukui area.
One of our teachers dropped by t… https://t.co/z0F0FRWPOB
donsetiawan @inyourdeathbed - 2018-06-05
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. Some of the fossils said to be real. Bought from the US. https://t.co/A4hpZ3c9zJ
RaptorChatter @raptor_chatter - 2018-05-25
A horseshoe crab from Germany for #FossilFriday. This and more fossils in my modest recent video on the Fukui Prefe… https://t.co/O3BPMzTPH5
RaptorChatter @raptor_chatter - 2018-05-25
Video on Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is up! See highlights from Japan's premier dinosaur museum! https://t.co/voVwrOKwPZ
RaptorChatter @raptor_chatter - 2018-05-19
A cast of Ceratosaurus from the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum for today's #FossilFriday. One of the first thero… https://t.co/TucH2xs6UK
RaptorChatter @raptor_chatter - 2018-05-12
Not a T-Rex, but a Tarbosaurus from the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. T-Rex is right behind it though.… https://t.co/X4vWx6Pyye

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