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Otaru Museum

Address: 1-3-6 Temiya, Otaru 047-0041 , Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 134-33-2523
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Ranked #4 of 47 Attractions in Otaru
Type: Museums
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Singapore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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Tokyo, Japan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
69 attraction reviews
379 helpful votes 379 helpful votes
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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