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Hokkaido University Museum

Travel Guide - Hokkaido University Museum

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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)

ClosedClosed

  • 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

TweetsTweets

Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-09-16
#TuesdayTrivia Completed in November 1929, the building of current Hokkaido University Museum has Modern Gothic sty… https://t.co/OUB27AUL5l
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-09-15
#TuesdayTrivia What is the architectural style of Hokkaido University Museum?
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-08-26
#TuesdayTrivia. Technically it is false! Hokkaido University Botanic Garden has THREE museums: The Botanic Garden M… https://t.co/lMyKuwSibe
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-08-25
#TuesdayTrivia: Hokkaido University Botanic Garden has a museum. True or false?
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-08-21
#FlashbackFriday A procession welcoming the Showa Emperor in front of Science Dept. (current Hokkaido University Mu… https://t.co/wZhTWGFZIy
History Under Your Feet @HUFToday - 2020-08-07
Mamoru Mohri was a Chemistry graduate from Hokkaido University, also worked on nuclear fusion projects. Was the Chi… https://t.co/D33u6osfrg
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-08-07
#BornThisDay Seiya Ito (1883-1962), plant pathologist & the first Japanese to attempt fungi classification. He took… https://t.co/2AGzCXMbmg
Hokkaido University @HokkaidoUni - 2020-07-14
Who else has been missing The Hokkaido University Museum @hokudai_museum ? Our wait is over since the museum is reo… https://t.co/WCQKCEU8Gq
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
https://t.co/ZeMZ5r8opw
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

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