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Very educational and a pleasant surprise

The museum is just next to the Shu Ogawara Museum of Art and there is a discount for the entrance... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Cool spot

Nice way to spend an hour, it's very handy to the art gallery too. 200yen just for the museum or... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2016
Alex B
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 May 2018
“Very nice museum”
30 Dec 2016
“Great hands-on museum”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Cute little museum featuring the region. Has all sorts of small little things that makes a museum for a unique region.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank aussietourtheworld
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The local museum in Kutchan, near the Niseko slopes is surprisingly good. It has lots quite a lot to see for a small, regional museum. I liked the small rooms on the top floor, that were set up as real rooms, filled with the old...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank 368susan
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This museum is a hidden gem. We bought the combined entry ticket (with Shu Ogawa Museum). We liked this place better. We spent about one hour looking around. There is the fallen WWII plane wing, old motor vehicles, simulations of old railway station, workshop, store,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank JulieCopthorne
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is just next to the Shu Ogawara Museum of Art and there is a discount for the entrance fee for both venues. The museum is actually a pleasant surprise for us as it gives quite a detail of the history of Kutchan. The...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank dsmyip
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Nice way to spend an hour, it's very handy to the art gallery too. 200yen just for the museum or 500yen for both. Lots of taxidermy and rooms set up with old things etc

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Alex B
Reviewed 14 November 2015

It is so interesting even for Japanese. The life of Snow country is so wisely and feels possibility of Hokkaido. Some handmade souvenirs is fun as well.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank ikasansai
Reviewed 9 November 2015

It was interesting to spend an hour at this museum. There are exhibits about the local animals (like a small dark brown bear), birds, etc. Also exhibits about normal life in Kutchan area in before WWII, and after it- Rooms depicting family life in the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank presdient
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