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Address: 1-3-6 Temiya, Otaru 047-0041 , Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 134-33-2523
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Historical and impressive

The price of the ticket allows for entry to 2 museums, one near to the Otaru canal and one further down the road that is focuses on Trains. Interesting to learn about the history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The price of the ticket allows for entry to 2 museums, one near to the Otaru canal and one further down the road that is focuses on Trains. Interesting to learn about the history of Otaru being the Wall Street of Hokkaido and also the scale of commercial fishing. I especially enjoyed the train museum as it traces the history... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were disappointed with the Otaru Canal and found it was over-rated. Nothing spectacular about it. We passed it at 8pm and it was dark and not lighted up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

interesting museum for those interest in Hokkaido. even though everything was in Japanese and my wife was not in the mood to explain the kanji i could not read the people working there were helpful in explaining. worth a visit if you have time to kill in Otaru.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a nice small historical museum of the history of Otaru. The museum features many displays representing the early fishing and financial centers of Otaru. Everything is written in Japanese, so it helps to know some, but for the most part the displays are self explanatory.

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Address: 1-3-6 Temiya, Otaru 047-0041, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 134-33-2523
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Otaru

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