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Asahikawa City Museum

Closed Now: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Open today: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
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Interesting View into the native people of Hokkaido

Lived in Hokkaido for 10 years and have never visited this museum until recently. Very large... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
JapanExploring
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Higashikawa-cho, Japan
good model of museum

can spend time for half day inside this museum since it comes with lot of interesting information... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2016
PNATP
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Phuket, Thailand
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May 17, 2018
“Mid-sized museum but absolutely brilliant”
May 2, 2018
“Interesting View into the native people of Hokkaido”
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7 Kagura 3-jo | Asahikawa City Taisetsu Crystal Hall, Asahikawa 070-8003, Hokkaido
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Spend about 90mins wandering around. It's small but well worth a bit of time to look through. Only ¥300 entry per adult (Feel like I've been in bigger museums, paid more for much less). Most things are in Japanese bar a few exhibit titles. You...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Allan K
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Lived in Hokkaido for 10 years and have never visited this museum until recently. Very large collection of Ainu artifacts and giving a look into the lives of the native Hokkaido people. Enjoyed it very much. recommended!

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank JapanExploring
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Really surprised! Really! I didn't expect anything when decided to visit this place. But I was really surprised. Small, but nicely organized exposition, lights, sounds creates a magic even mysterious atmosphere. Despite of a name "City museum", 85% of exposition is about indigenous people of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
5  Thank 808yus
Reviewed September 14, 2016

can spend time for half day inside this museum since it comes with lot of interesting information about japanese history,especially in hokkaido and asahikawa area

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank PNATP
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Although most of the writing is in Japanese, the displays are so visual (costumed figures, dioramas, etc.) that it is easy to understand the meaning. The museum gave us a greater understanding of life on Hokkaido, especially the Ainu people. There is a lot to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 828TJA
Reviewed March 26, 2016

It is well maintained and clean. Too bad the signs are all in Japanese. It would have been nice to have at least a few of the signs in English.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank KingWhale
Reviewed July 3, 2015

Really nice museum that was walking distance (just over Crystal Bridge) from Asahikawa Station. You get a glimpse of the Ainu heritage and the history of the area. Though signage was mostly in Japanese, the exhibits are well done, graphically, that you can understand most...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank willtravel777
Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had an hour or two to kill before catching the bus to the airport. The city museum (housed in the "Crystal Hall") is just across the river from the JR Station. We were short on time and so caught a taxi, but I imagine...More

Date of experience: January 2015
5  Thank melscottmax
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