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Aomori Asamushi Aquarium

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Good place with a family

It is a good place to visit with a family. In my opinion, it is not a that big aquarium, but quite... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
suek926
via mobile
Spring break in Japan

My eldest son is stationed in Japan(united states air force) so i took my 2 youngest to visit for... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
Sharalee M
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Dec 7, 2017
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1-25 Asamushi, Aomori 039-3501, Aomori Prefecture
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 29, 2014

If you don't know by now, Aomori is famous for scallops. They are harvested in Mutsu Bay. The scallops there have an intense, sweetish scallop flavor. What makes Hakodate the dried scallop capital of Japan is because the scallops probably derive from nearby Aomori. Whenever...More

4  Thank DanL917
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 26, 2013

It's not Sea World, but it's still a good day trip for families with young children. Located outside Aomori, the aquarium is about an hour's driving time to get there from Misawa. It is the largest aquarium of the Tohoku region, and has over 500...More

5  Thank LadyKathryn7777
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Although it took forever to find, due to our lack of Japanese and not great signs, locate it and go! Have seen a few aquaria in our time, and usually not terribly happy after seeing conditions, this is actually quite nice. Not a big zoo...More

Thank YR R
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

I had never been to an aquarium before and this was a SPECTACULAR first experience! They had sharks, sting rays, Dolphins, octopi, jellyfish, and thousands of different fish, including pre-historic looking fish. It was an incredible, entertaining, and lovely visit! I enjoyed the dolphin show...More

Thank whiteside97
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

It is a good place to visit with a family. In my opinion, it is not a that big aquarium, but quite alright. They have a animal feeding time. Also, they have a dolphin show. There is a snack bar inside. Ah, also loved the...More

Thank suek926
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

This place is very reasonably priced and the drive without taking the toll road doesn't really add that much time and is quite beautiful. It was about $10 for adults and $5 for our elementary aged kiddos. You just purchase tickets from the ticket machine...More

3  Thank tvmtg
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

My eldest son is stationed in Japan(united states air force) so i took my 2 youngest to visit for spring break and we stopped at the museum was a really fun experience we also got to see the dolphins being fed that was awesome types...More

Thank Sharalee M
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Overall the aquarium was good, I just thought the tank enclosures seemed a bit small. They had all kinds of fish along with seals, penguins and dolphins. I appreciate the fact they had the fish information in English as well. The aquarium included dolphin shows,...More

Thank Colette B
Reviewed November 24, 2016

After having visited many aquariums in Japan over the years, I can say that this one rivals many of the great smaller aquariums we have visited (the aquarium on Miyajima comes to mind). The exhibits are nicely presented and the indoor dolphin/sea lion show was...More

1  Thank Christopher K
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is by far the worst aquarium I have ever been to. It started off good with the amphibian exhibits but went downhill after that. Most of the tanks/exhibits were too small, overcrowded and boring for the fish/mammals . You can actually see depressed fish...More

1  Thank Saraibijou
Reviewed May 14, 2016

I had read mixed reviews on the aquarium and was pleasantly surprised. The price was affordable, there was a good selection of well displayed fish and sea life, and a nice dolphin show which our two year old loved. Some of the creatures in the...More

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Quite a small aquarium, price reasonable. Cute dolphins and sea lions. Dolphin and animals feeding was available but not the dolphin show.

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