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Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum

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“sea creatures”(4 reviews)
“drift ice”(24 reviews)
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244-3 Tentozan, Abashiri 093-0044, Hokkaido
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Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Well worth a visit with imaginative displays and easily understood information. Ideal for most ages.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Very new and modern museum. Expected more for the price. Finished touring and reading all the details in less than half an hour. The drift ice room was quite... An anti-climax. Nothing much, wouldn't recommend. We spent a lot more time learning and seeing so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wiliam S
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Visited the Okhotsk Ryu-Hyo Museum where we got a 4D show in a globe theatre showing ice season and other seasons in Hokkaido.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kimhuat2018
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

This place is my 4th place i visited in this city and also 3rd museum that i had visited. This place is so unique i say with just ±750 yen you can know about everything. and i so interesting with -20 degrees celcius room. And...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DimasLaksani
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

750 yen to see a film with also exhibits of various marine animal life and how the drift ice forms and moves. I found it interesting and the museum was nicely decked out and an app for English speakers. Expensive for what you get. But...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GlobeTrotters4001
Reviewed July 23, 2018

It was a little pricey at 750 yen per adult for the entrance fee, but it was fun to experience -15 degree Celsius temperature as you walk thru a small freezer room that has sample drift ice to take pictures of. They give you a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mid60sCouple
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Interesting place where they have a good documentary of the winters of Hokkaido and you can see live cliones which are quite interesting for people who has not seen these fairy-like organisms swimming in lighted tanks.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Khaykid
Reviewed February 20, 2018

This museum is co-located with the Tentozan (Mt Tento) viewing platform on top of Mt. Tento and is accessible by Abashiri bus. The museum exhibits include two short movies produced in Abashiri city, a few still exhibits and a 50-person freezer room you can enter...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank JohnD209
Reviewed January 25, 2018

We went here after our planned ice breaker cruise through Abashiri’s drift ice was cancelled (no drift ice +big seas = no cruise; this was about a week after the season was scheduled to open). The museum is on a mountain outside town (local bus...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank ZebideeAustralia
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Small museum focused on drift ice effect in winter with a neat little hands-on experience of swinging a wet towel 30x for it to become a stiff popsicle

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 200genevievel
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