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Hokkaido Museum Morino Charenga

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great overview

Good layout and displays, lots of English. We did rent the audio guide but often the audio was... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Denver, Colorado
Good Overview

The Hokkaido Museum has a main exhibit split into 5 themes and spread across 2 floors. Themes 1 and... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Xin R
Singapore, Singapore
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This comprehensive interactive museum goes all the way back to prehistoric times.
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53-2 Atsubetsucho Konopporo, Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo 004-0006, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is an excellent museum, particularly its coverage of the Ainu and early colonial period. It also has many archaeological artifacts. The English captions are very good, you may want to get an audio guide, but that does not seem necessary. The museum seems out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

a stunning building too! This museum tells you everything one needs to know about the Island- the grond floor covers the efornmation , climate and geology of the island0 it is so clear, so informative and easy, there is even a good section on tracing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Good layout and displays, lots of English. We did rent the audio guide but often the audio was simply reading the placard that was already there, plus the numbering order is really confusing and hard to follow in the museum itself, even with a map....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Geoviki
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The Hokkaido Museum has a main exhibit split into 5 themes and spread across 2 floors. Themes 1 and 2 focus on the Ainu people, though I was hoping for more information and artefacts. (If you are interested in Ainu museums, there is also a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Xin R
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a must visit for all travelers who are interested in the history and culture of this region. The set up is very honest and revealing, as regards the Japanisation of the Hokkaido region is concerned. It is also very honest about the cultural...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Kishore M
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The museum has interesting exhibits about the history of Hokkaido, the Ainu people (indigenous people of Hokkaido), and Hokkaido wildlife. The museum looks very new. The exhibits are visually pleasing and give lots of information, without going into too much detail. You can easily spend...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank L123V
Reviewed 13 October 2016

To get here you take the train to Shin Sapporo station, then catch the local bus which takes you right to the front door. The museum gives you a good cultural background on the indigenous Inu people. It is over 3 floors and there is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank WorldTraveller5star
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Well-organized and presented exhibitions of the Ainu people and more recent history of Hokkaido, ranging from a wooly mammoth to a vintage Toyota. Nice cultural displays.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank wymanz2go
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Take the JR train from Sapporo to Shin Sapporo then the no. 22 JR bus from bus stand 10 which then stops outside the museum. Well set out museum, takes a couple of hours to go round. Could do with a cafe that sells more...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Linda_Laleston
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is one of the well-built and presented museums we've seen. It is located within a large complex together with the Hokkaido Historical Village. A bit far from Sapporo's bustling scene but is really worth our time to come and experience altogether. We recommend you...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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