Kusatsu Onsen Museum

Travel Guide - Kusatsu Onsen Museum


Located on the third floor of Kusatsu Bus Terminal, Kusatsu Onsen Museum introduces the history of the Kusatsu's hot springs, medicinal properties of the hot spring waters and other tourist information by displaying photos, films and models.
It is highly recommended to visit the museum before starting your sightseeing in the town to learn the background information about Kusatsu and its hot springs.

Opening Hours

  • 9:.00 - 16:00


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes from JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi by the bus bound for Kusatsu Onsen. Get off at Kusatsu Bus Termilal.

Address / Location

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