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  • Nikko natural science museum
  • Nikko natural science museum
  • Nikko natural science museum
  • Nikko natural science museum

Nikko natural science museum

日光自然博物館
  • Foreign Language Pamphlets
    English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Korean
  • Wi-Fi
    Available for free

Description

The Nikko Natural Science Museum is located between Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji, and exhibits the nature and history of the area, engages in a wide range of activities including providing information of nature as an information hub for the region, advising on hiking trails, and holding nature experience events.

The facility includes a nature exhibition which introduces the nature of Oku-Nikko, including sections on its geography and how this developed, forests, waterfalls, lakes and resort life, and animals, a culture exhibition that introduces historic peoples of Oku-Nikko, including information on temple founding monk Shodo Shonin and Nikko Shugendo Buddhism, and the Four Seasons Hall which shows video about Oku-Nikko, including how Mount Nantai was created through a volcanic eruption, the changes brought by the four seasons, and the flow of water and life found in the area. You can also find other information related to nature and tourism to help visitors enjoy Oku-Nikko safely and securely.

We are located adjacent to Chuzenji-onsen bus stop, which is 40 minutes from Nikko station.

Location Information

  • Address

    2480-1, Chuguushi, Nikko-shi, Tochigi, 321-1661

  • Nearest Station
    Tobu Nikko Station
    ・ Tobu Nikko Line
  • Phone Number
    0288-55-0880
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Hours
    Every day 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Every day 10:00am - 4:00pm
    * Upper row: open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from April 1 to November 10.* Lower row: open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from November 11 to March 31*Changes with the season
  • Closed
    None
    * Closed Mondays from November to May*New Year’s holiday*Closes the following day when a regular closing day and national holiday coincide*Open when a regular closing day coincides with a national holiday*Closed other days as set by facility
  • Budget
    510 JPY -
  • Wi-Fi
    Available for free
  • Foreign Language Pamphlets
    English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Korean
  • Accepted Electronic Payments
    Other Electronic Payments

Further Facilities & Services

  • Information Counter
  • Children Allowed
  • Smoking allowed
    Smoking area inside
  • Washroom: available
  • Nursing Room: available

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※ The above information was correct at the time of updating, but there may be changes to actual prices. Please confirm the current prices when visiting.