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The Sand Museum

2083-17 Yuyama Hukubecho, Tottori 689-0105, Tottori Prefecture
+81 857-20-2231
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Full of beautiful sculptures

There are many beautiful and gorgeous sand sculptures in the Museum. A lovely place for p visit and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
FloraWong
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Hong Kong, China
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Worth to visit

It’s beautiful although it don’t have many to show. But it’s really worth and the museum would... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Elsa T
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2083-17 Yuyama Hukubecho, Tottori 689-0105, Tottori Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

There are many beautiful and gorgeous sand sculptures in the Museum. A lovely place for p visit and spend a day there.

Thank FloraWong
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

It’s beautiful although it don’t have many to show. But it’s really worth and the museum would change the topic on a period.

Thank Elsa T
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

If your at the dunes it's close, but I'm not sure I'd go again. It's a bunch of sand sculptures inside which are, no doubt amazing, but weird as their inside.

Thank Allyson B
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

If you come here before the sand dunes they give you discount coupons for riding camels and such. Plus you can park free in there and ride the gondola down to the dunes. The museum is very entertaining and they have huge sand sculptures made...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Get a discount by purchasing your ticket at the Tourist office inside the JR Tottori station. Normal price is 600 yen, at the tourist off it is 500yen. Please check the website to make sure the museum is opened as the museum closes for few...More

Thank triptogo
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Sand Museum at Tottori offers a unique view into the world of sand sculptures. Each year they change the complete exhibit and focus upon a brand new theme. A great place to visit.

Thank Mary S
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Sand Museum is one of the highlights in our stay at Tottori. We went there on the first day of the new exhibition, the Nordic Countries (2018 theme), we were amazed by this great piece of art work which was crafted by sand sculptors...More

Thank 小園丁
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Interesting museum. We were so impressed with the details the artist managed to create out from sand. Every piece of exhibit looks so real and beautiful. Amazing. Although the exhibition hall is just one level, however, we are able to stay in for almost 2...More

Thank dammonekind
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lovely sand museum. We had our camel ride and headed for the marvelous sand museums. They were impressive and awe inspiring.

Thank ATLC2015
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Every year, the sand sculptures created by international artists and have different themes, 2017 upto Jan 3 2018, the theme is American history and culture. The museum is short walk from the Sand dunes and contains large indoor sand sculptures so magnificent to see but...More

Thank eTaka
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