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Fossa Magna Museum

1313 Ichinomiya, Itoigawa 941-0056, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-553-1880
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Very Interesting tour worth the time

Exceptional way to address Geology, very Interesting tour worth the journey. good for all ages 5 to... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2016
Roy S
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Jerusalem, Israel
World Class Earth History Museum in a UNESCO Global Geopark

The Fossa Magna Museum really does stand out. Even if you aren't interested in geology, jade or... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2016
ikanotheokara
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Oct 24, 2016
“Very Interesting tour worth the time”
Sep 5, 2016
“World Class Earth History Museum in a UNESCO Global Geopark”
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1313 Ichinomiya, Itoigawa 941-0056, Niigata Prefecture
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+81 25-553-1880
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

Exceptional way to address Geology, very Interesting tour worth the journey. good for all ages 5 to 99

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Reviewed September 5, 2016

The Fossa Magna Museum really does stand out. Even if you aren't interested in geology, jade or natural history, I recommend stopping by here if you are in the area. The museum was completely renovated in 2015 and the new exhibits and collections are absolutely...More

1  Thank ikanotheokara
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Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

This museum looks very good thinking of the size of the village. The movie about Fossa Magna is well done and there are plenty of other attractions besides the gentlemen that tells you if you found a jade rock or not.

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Reviewed June 1, 2012

We tend to associate the culture of Jade with China, and this museum tells us otherwise. Jade as a stone was formed about 500 million years ago, but its use as jewel originated in Japan about 7,000 years ago. This history was substantiated by the...More

6  Thank kobekko
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