The Fukui Dinosaur Museum - Japan

If you like dinosaurs and in Japan, a great tour tip is the Museum of Dinosaurs. Located in the city of Katsuyama, province of Fukui. It is the largest museum of its kind in Japan, and is considered one of world's best. Almost 700,000 people visit its facilities every year. The central building of the museum is shaped like a dome, having 4 floors.

The museum was officially opened in July 2000. And since then it has attracted a large number of visitors and tourists. Entrance costs around 720 yen. Such a museum is known as the “dinosaur kingdom ”. The largest excavation site in the country is also found in the city. The International Center for Active Research on Dinosaurs is located a few kilometers from the museum.

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The fukui dinosaur museum - japan

Dinosaur Museum Attractions

More than 4.6 billion years of Earth's history are explained in a very didactic and interactive way for both children and adults. The main exhibition, called ”Dinosaur World” contains more than 40 skeletons of dinosaurs of all kinds. One being the skeleton of Camarasaurus, discovered in the United States. Possessing 15 meters and in excellent conservation. Dinosaurs found in the region are also exposed.

Since the animatronic, robots that imitate different types of dinos very well. One of them is the Tyrannosaurus rex, which receives many visits and targets for many photos. We can also find three-dimensional artistic representations, very realistic, of dinosaurs fighting.

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Many other attractions and activities for the public are available. To a space where visitors can touch and hold real fossils. There are also restaurants, shops, cinema and even a space where researchers can be observed working. In the spring and autumn, you can take advantage of exhibitions and outdoor activities, where you can participate in the excavations.

The Fukui Dinosaur Museum has a wide range of content. The excellent quality and quantity of elements exposed to the general public stands out. It is certainly a great tour option for everyone in the locality and especially for tourists.

The fukui dinosaur museum - japan

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