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Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice

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A celebration of science.

This place is great but without a Japanese guide or being fluent in Japanese you're going to have a... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2015
hellofloyd
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San Diego, California
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A hands on snow and ice experience

I went to the Museum of Snow and Ice with my three friends on a rainy day in Ishikawa and we had so... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2015
Kate_Bouky
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Fascinating, if you're into ice and snow (and can read Japanese)”
Jul 15, 2015
“A celebration of science.”
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I-106 Ushiozumachi, Kaga 922-0411, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a fairly small place and I can't imagine spending more than an hour here. It is pretty interesting though - the snowflake photos were beautiful (more exciting than it sounds...) The highlight was the melting ice under a microscope experiment one of the staff...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

This place is great but without a Japanese guide or being fluent in Japanese you're going to have a lot of limitations. There are a couple of things in English, there is a small English pamphlet, the main introductory movie has English subtitles. Most labels...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed May 6, 2015

I went to the Museum of Snow and Ice with my three friends on a rainy day in Ishikawa and we had so much fun. The museum is dedicated to Ukichiro Nakaya who is a famous Japanese winter scientist and writer. He started to study...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Kate_Bouky
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