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Aso Volcano Museum

1930-1 Akamizu, Aso 869-2232, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 967-34-2111
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Very academic museum

This is not the kind of fancy museum. It feels more like a place for school kids to learn more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gingerbrownie
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Hong Kong, China
Educational

They provided audio guided tour in your language. Very educational. Recommended for children... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wynsum
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Feb 9, 2018
“Should be improved”
Sep 21, 2017
“Good movie ”
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1930-1 Akamizu, Aso 869-2232, Kumamoto Prefecture
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+81 967-34-2111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not the kind of fancy museum. It feels more like a place for school kids to learn more about the natural or geographical characteristics of the area. Of course, almost all information is provided in Japanese. To those who don't know Japanese, there...More

Thank gingerbrownie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They provided audio guided tour in your language. Very educational. Recommended for children. Much better than learning all these in Geography class.

Thank wynsum
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

Not all people like a museum, it needs a better concept to make it more interesting place. people can come to this place to take a rest in some of the restaurants or buy souvenirs.

Thank Setiawan D
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We headed into the museum for a break in our travels.... very interesting and well worth the hour we spent there. We also spent a bit of time chatting with a local gentleman who worked there... very informative.

Thank Jodie S
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

The museum provides good movie on the third floor, explanation of volcano characteristicĺs. Japanese language with English, Chinese and Korean subtitles. Small exhibition and rock samples on 2nd fl however, mostly in Japanese. Last entry 4.30pm. Close at 5pm.

Thank scalopages
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Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Regrettably, the earthquake has left the area with a Level 3 safety requirement. As of the date of posting, you cannot get within 3 km of the active caldera. The museum is open but you really need a car to do this easily as the...More

Thank Doug M
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

The voyage to Aso from Kumamoto is a pleasant trip through the countryside on a quaint train. The town of Aso sits within a vast "caldera", and the volcano atop Mount Aso is the largest active volcano in Japan. At the time of our visit,...More

Thank brendanb76
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

The closest spot next to the Aso volcano. Interesting film about the volcano and its surrounding. Must try ice-cream.

Thank Sari S
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

The museum was disappointing, as the real time feed was simply a feed from the parking lot towards the mountain, something you could see yourself from the same parking lot by the museum. It was disappointing as they advertised a real look into the crater....More

1  Thank Kip F
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Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a freezing cold day. Museum seemed ok - very little in English and we don't read Japanese! Interesting film about the volcano and its surrounds. Several restaurants and shops in the complex. Cable car at the volcano has been suspended due to volcanic...More

1  Thank Shanghailiz
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