Echizen Matsushima Aquarium

Travel Guide - Echizen Matsushima Aquarium


In this aquarium located in front of Echizen Matsuhima, 400 species of marine lives can be seen, such as headfish, penguin and dolphin.
You can also touch sharks, rays and octopuses.
In the "Penguin-kan" hall, you can see penguins from an underwater tunnel, which looks as if they are flying overhead.
In the new attraction "Kaiyo-kan" hall, you can see a school of sardines and hammerhead sharks swimming in a huge tank.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:30
  • 9:00 - 21:00 (July 14 - 16, July 21 - August 19)
  • 9:00 - 16:30 (November 5 - March 14)


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 30 minutes from JR Awara-Onsen Station by the bus bound for Tojinbo via Matsushima-Suizokukan. Get off at Matsushima-Suizokukan Bus stop.

Address / Location

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