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Highly recommended museum depicting the origin and life of the people who migrated north in the Russia, Japan, Alaska, Canada, and European areas including a lot of Ainu history. English (and I assume other languages) audio sets are complementary. Seniors over 65 enter free. There...More
Compared to the Okhotsk Museum, this is way better, considering they're priced the same or almost similar.
There is so much to read and see. If you're one of those ignorant tourist who prefer to snap ugly faces of yourself, please don't bother. If not,...More
After visiting nature place next place in my trip plan is this place, this place is so great, educateful and so unique, you can get any information from this place, stay calm if you cant reading japanese cause in this place also have info in...More
The museum gives a comprehensive history and account of various people of the north, including the Ainu, Inuit, Sami, etc. The displays are magnificently done and the information is good, with English audio guides that give the right amount of information - and if one...More
I did not expect much from the Museum but it was very educational and interesting. I left the place knowing a great deal about the Northern peoples. Highly recommended and do not miss it if you are at Abashiri.
We walked the kilometre or so downhill here from the drift ice museum through roadside snow and arrived at the museum of Northern Peoples. The building is a striking design and the exhibits (which include Hokkaido and Native American themes) are pretty special. Local buses...More
Just when I thought nothing could compare with the Abashiri Prison Museum, I visit this museum not far away. Once again, it is about something that I admit that I know nothing. I have never realized from all I have seen and read...More
It's a small museum but has lots of interesting things to see with adequate English description, which is rare in Japan.
Best of all, the free audio guidance provides just the right amount of information to guide us through the entire museum. In addition, there...More
I had high expectations of this museum after reading previous reviews prior to my visit and it didn't disappoint. The items on exhibit were really varied and interesting and the English audio commentary was excellent.
Having said that, my review is for the main exhibition....More