Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Travel Guide - Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum


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 Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month

Access / 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 / Location

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