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Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Lots of bones and taxidermy!

We went with our young kids and really enjoyed a couple of hours here. Adults are 510 yen and kids... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2019
Jacksonville, Florida
Interesting and it's suitable for everyone!

Very impressive considering it's only 410yen for the admission fee after discounted (we used Hakone... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Mic C
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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Feb 2, 2019
“Lots of bones and taxidermy!”
Jul 23, 2018
“Interesting and it's suitable for everyone!”
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499 Iryuda, Odawara 250-0031, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 465-21-1515
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

We went with our young kids and really enjoyed a couple of hours here. Adults are 510 yen and kids under 4 are free. There are a couple of food options but also places to have a picnic if you bring your own. Parking is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Very impressive considering it's only 410yen for the admission fee after discounted (we used Hakone Free Pass), or original fee of 520yen. About 10 minutes walk from Iriuda Station, we spent about 2.5 hours there, the English description of each exhibition can be accessible online...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mic C
Reviewed April 26, 2018

After enjoyed highly academic display about earth, extinct animals,and fossils, I found very photogenic curry and rice (500 JPY) parfait (500 JPY) in a small cafeteria behind the museum shop located in the entrance hall. In a rice island surrounded by sea of magma, a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kakinoKISEira
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

This museum has some interesting displays and replicas. I personally enjoyed the rocks and Chrystal section as well as the butterfly and beetle section some really cool bugs . It’s worth the time to go for an hour or so , the price is decent...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

For an entry fee of ¥520, this museum is worth a visit. It has many displays such as dinosaur bones, taxidermy wildlife, insect collection, minerals, rocks, etc. There's also a restaurant/cafe for visitors. Overall, it was a great place to spend our afternoon at.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Since I don’t have a point of comparison, I could be exaggerating my rating since this is my first time to be in such a breathtaking conservatory museum of Natural History. Just at the lobby, stands a huge grizzly brown stuffed bear that is almost...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Mark Emmanuel Y
Reviewed May 4, 2015

Went to this place just before GW 2015. As others are saying, it turned out to be a much better museum than expected. It costs only 520 yen for adults and free for kids (parking is also free). My son loved the dinosaurs section but...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank hungryman127
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