Historical Museum of Hokkaido

Travel Guide - Historical Museum of Hokkaido

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Located in Nopporo Forest Park, Historical Museum of Hokkaido is the largest history museum in Hokkaido.
The museum was established to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of Hokkaido in 1971.

About 4,000 items, covering the history of Hokkaido from 1.2 million years ago to 50 years ago, are displayed as a regular exhibition.
Visitors can learn the history of Hokkaido from the perspectives of its industry, lifestyle, and culture.

Opening Hours

  • 9:30 - 16:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

Closed

  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 29 - January 3
  • National holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes walk from JR Shinrin-koen Station
  • 15 minutes from JR Shin-Sapporo Station by the bus bound for Kaitaku-no-Mura. Get off at Nopporo Shinrin-koen Bus stop.

Address / Location

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We’re now done with both the Hokkaido museum and historical village and hoping we can get to otaru before the canal building closes!!!
Golden Kamuy Central @KamuyCentral - 2019-11-17
There's also Hokkaido Museum, which is near the Historical Village, so you can visit the two on the same day!
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@Rx_Pixel Historical Village of Hokkaido!
Open air museum
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Hokkaido Historical Museum trip ! May 10 2019.

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Liz(ノ∀`●)⊃♡ @Lizojousan - 2019-05-29
Hokkaido Historical Museum trip ! May 10 2019.

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Liz(ノ∀`●)⊃♡ @Lizojousan - 2019-05-29
Hokkaido Historical Museum trip ! May 10 2019.

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