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Fukui Dinosaur Museum

51-11 Murokocho Terao, Katsuyama 911-8601, Fukui Prefecture
+81 779-88-8700
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Great museum

The quality of the display in the museum is top notch. The models of dinosaurs that are to scale... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Dinosaur station

There is a dinosaur in Tsuruga station, Fukui. It is for PR of a dinosaur museum located near the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
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51-11 Murokocho Terao, Katsuyama 911-8601, Fukui Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The quality of the display in the museum is top notch. The models of dinosaurs that are to scale gives a good idea of their relative size. Along with a good number of actual fossils on display, the animated graphics on displays were entertaining to...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

There is a dinosaur in Tsuruga station, Fukui. It is for PR of a dinosaur museum located near the station. No station except here can we take a picture with Doctor dinosaur. In the dinosaur museum, you can have an experience of fossil excavation. It...More

Thank minneys_kitchen
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Have been many times and always enjoy visiting, as often find new details among the many exhibits, and like to see my favourite exhibits again. They also have special exhibitions (for an extra few hundred yen on the ticket price), currently about dinosaur eggs. In...More

1  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Located in the town of Katsuyama, Fukui Prefecture, Fukui Dinosaur Museum is not to be missed for dinosaur lovers. It took my family close to 4 hours to get from Nagoya to the museum. From Nagoya Shinkansen station, we took the earliest (7:50 am) Shirasagi...More

3  Thank Perfect_dad
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A brilliant museum with other prehistoric exhibits other than dinosaurs. Many descriptions in English so no need to wonder what is being looked at. Descriptions are informative. Special exhibit was about dinosaur nests and eggs on this visit. Well worth the entrance fee.

2  Thank WorcesterMoray
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The dinosaur museum looks down onto the valley and Katsuyama. It is a large museum with hundreds of exhibits, which are all really exciting and awe-inspiring. There are unique dinosaurs here that were discovered in Fukui, and others that really do look like Pokemon. On...More

2  Thank bcj 0
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My visit was actually back in 2008. The Fukui Dinosaur museum is amazing. There's lots of information, fossils, displays of dinosaurs, and a study space that visitors can observe Paeliantologists at work. Fukui preference of Japan is where majority of all dinosaur remains found in...More

1  Thank KibaTravels
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

There're a lot fossils and dinosaur models. Some of them can move. Not a lot interactions available.

Thank Jiapeng Z
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Would love to have spent more time here. So much to see and some good interactive displays. The robotic dinosaurs will scare the youngest viewers though.

Thank BobbieTee
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great way to spend several hours while in Fukui. We were given a flyer at the Information Station at Fukui Station, entitling us to the train and bus ride to the museum and entrance to the museum for about 2100 yen adult...More

4  Thank HonoluluTraveler_9
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See the following website (Japanese only): goo.gl/cDT27D