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Hokkaido University Museum

Travel Guide - Hokkaido University Museum


Hokkaido University began in 1876 as the Sapporo Agricultural College to train youths for the colonization and development of Hokkaido. Dr. William S. Clark was invited from the United States by the Japanese Government to teach there for a year. His bust on the campus of the Agriculture Faculty of the University on which are inscribed his final parting words, “Boys, be ambitious!”
Hokkaido University Museum is open to the public to show the university's research achievements. Over 4,000,000 specimens including the skeletal preparations of a Desmostylus are exhibited.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 - 16:30 (April - October)
  • 10:00 - 16:00 (November - May)


  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 28 - January 4
  • The day of school events

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from JR Sapporo Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 8, Kita10-jonishi, Kita-ku Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido, 060-0810


Geology Page @GeologyPage - 2020-05-30
Arctic Edmontosaurus lives again: A new look at the ‘caribou of the Cretaceous’ | #Geology #GeologyPage

A new stud… https://t.co/YbsC7wEYdT
Geology Page @GeologyPage - 2020-05-12
Arctic Edmontosaurus lives again: A new look at the ‘caribou of the Cretaceous’ | #Geology #GeologyPage

A new stud… https://t.co/fFqdlIp1eo
Eli Wyman @eli_wyman - 2020-05-08
@JCTrager @Myrmecos I’m no myrmecologist and I did not collect this ant, but I do some fieldwork on Hokkaido and la… https://t.co/bQ5DDnaVCZ
ama @amasugiru - 2020-03-17
@toranosukev Hokkaido is still under a state of emergency until the 19th. The governor will assess the situation an… https://t.co/CjDuRqGbmV
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-01-29
Taro was one of the sled dogs for the first Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition, which involved Hokkaido Univers… https://t.co/g44YPiLTTY
myu @3yu0814 - 2019-12-10
Hokkaido University Museum https://t.co/4hmXR44oQS
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2019-11-22
In 1930, the School of Science was established in the building now known as the Hokkaido University Museum.… https://t.co/IntVs0p4b1
Kumiko Matsui @KumikoMatsui - 2019-11-22
#fossilfriday Mantelliceras sp.
I just found this beautiful #ammonite from dusty box in our University museum. It w… https://t.co/lk1vefeX3D
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2019-09-27
The Hokkaido University Museum has extended their limited time #tapioca #milktea served in Hokkaido University… https://t.co/E2NCWxPB0X
Shedman @Shedman - 2019-09-23
Stuffed specimens at the Museum at the Botanic Gardens of Hokkaidō University include animals native to Hokkaido su… https://t.co/GfeCvdbx5v
Shedman @Shedman - 2019-09-23
The Hokkaidō equivalent of the Brighton’s Booth Museum of Natural History is the Museum in the Botanic Garden of Ho… https://t.co/H0JYxxc39g
Shedman @Shedman - 2019-09-23
The museum in the Botanic Garden of Hokkaidō University displays stuffed specimens including animals native to Hokk… https://t.co/eTy18yFPJ6
Peter Menzies @Pagmenzies - 2019-09-17
@Milnoc @Cory_Boehm Let me know if you see a T.rex at The Hokkaido University Museum or Mukawa-Hobetsu Museum in Hokkaido
Jackie Ziegler, PhD @JackieZiegler - 2019-09-07
Scientists from the National Museum of Nature and Science at Hokkaido University in Japan have confirmed new specie… https://t.co/h4aVtGmSfS
Hope ☖ @_ryugazakis - 2019-09-06
New duck-billed dino species 'kamuysaurus japonicus' unveiled at the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo… https://t.co/ByRCaOvCPR
Jurassic World @JurassicWorld - 2019-09-06
Researchers from Hokkaido University Museum in Japan have discovered a new dinosaur. @MirrorTech has all you need t… https://t.co/VoGsUjNkoN
Marta C. Lourenco @martaclourenco - 2019-09-06
A New Duck-Billed Dinosaur, Kamuysaurus japonicus, Identified by Hokkaido University Museum Scientists https://t.co/p7XuGh837A
lindosorm @lindosorm - 2019-09-06
A New Duck-Billed Dinosaur, Kamuysaurus japonicus, Identified by Hokkaido University Museum Scientists
DANTA @DANTACT - 2019-09-04
'In a collaboration between the National Museum of Nature and Science, Hokkaido University, Iwate University, and t… https://t.co/yOP8Qk74kF
Science Bulletin @BulletinScience - 2019-09-04
In a collaboration between the National Museum of Nature and Science, Hokkaido University, Iwate University, and th… https://t.co/IwbgAysPBL
General Physics Lab @genphys - 2019-09-03
New whale species discovered along the coast of Hokkaido - +GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY (GPL)

In a collaboration be… https://t.co/FfucFQpNdE
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2019-09-03
Scientists from Hokkaido University and the National Museum of Nature and Science in collaboration with other insti… https://t.co/45K4P0fyUF
Wiwid Andriyani L @andriyani_wiwid - 2019-09-01
Visited Aikappu of Museum Natural History Hokkaido University and enjoyed photo session. It can be reached for appr… https://t.co/yYrmpfVuxs
G. Albert Zorgbe @ZorgbeG - 2019-08-20
It was a wonderful encounter today with this 93 year old grandpa at the Hokkaido University Museum. https://t.co/AFOkSgaePC
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2019-08-16
Did you know the museum serves tapioca milk tea in Hokkaido University Epi-Jomon style pottery? You even get to kee… https://t.co/gP5uFRVV4p
Inagaki Katsuhiko @tas3cdw - 2019-07-27
I am now at Hokkaido University Museum. https://t.co/lSiWk2Ldew
ama @amasugiru - 2019-07-19
Achievement Unlocked! I acquired my boba tea and “Jōmon cup” from the Hokkaido University Museum cafe. The museum p… https://t.co/UBzgVc04wH
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2019-06-20
Mukawaryu, Japan’s largest complete #dinosaur skeleton which was discovered in #Hokkaido, is likely a new… https://t.co/wzAxfkwKAH
Robin Hamilton Coates @RobinHC1960 - 2019-05-25
Plan for today. Sapporo modern art museum via botanical gardens and Hokkaido university. Lovely day. https://t.co/c0r6hBqswu
Thanks Japan(EN) @thxjpn - 2019-04-20
Field works in Hokkaido, the Northern Territories, Russia and other northern countries are held by the Hokkaido Uni… https://t.co/Pg2eatH38s


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