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Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples

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Great Museum

After visiting nature place next place in my trip plan is this place, this place is so great... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
DimasLaksani
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Salatiga, Indonesia
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Well worth a visit - excellent exhibits

The museum gives a comprehensive history and account of various people of the north, including the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
ianmacd44
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Sydney, Australia
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309-1 Shiomi, Abashiri 093-0042, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

After visiting nature place next place in my trip plan is this place, this place is so great, educateful and so unique, you can get any information from this place, stay calm if you cant reading japanese cause in this place also have info in...More

1  Thank DimasLaksani
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The museum gives a comprehensive history and account of various people of the north, including the Ainu, Inuit, Sami, etc. The displays are magnificently done and the information is good, with English audio guides that give the right amount of information - and if one...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I did not expect much from the Museum but it was very educational and interesting. I left the place knowing a great deal about the Northern peoples. Highly recommended and do not miss it if you are at Abashiri.

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We walked the kilometre or so downhill here from the drift ice museum through roadside snow and arrived at the museum of Northern Peoples. The building is a striking design and the exhibits (which include Hokkaido and Native American themes) are pretty special. Local buses...More

1  Thank ZebideeAustralia
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Oct 18 Just when I thought nothing could compare with the Abashiri Prison Museum, I visit this museum not far away. Once again, it is about something that I admit that I know nothing. I have never realized from all I have seen and read...More

1  Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It's a small museum but has lots of interesting things to see with adequate English description, which is rare in Japan. Best of all, the free audio guidance provides just the right amount of information to guide us through the entire museum. In addition, there...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I had high expectations of this museum after reading previous reviews prior to my visit and it didn't disappoint. The items on exhibit were really varied and interesting and the English audio commentary was excellent. Having said that, my review is for the main exhibition....More

1  Thank Tmc211
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This museum is definitely worth a visit. Well presented and excellent exhibits. The English audio headphones that were available are a must and easy to use.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Museum of Northern People's provided interesting history of these people Worth a visit. English speaker friendly. Provide free audio in English

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The tourism office in Abashiri recommended us this museum and gave us a reduction coupon. We were everything but disappointed. The museum is located outside of the centre so you'll need to find a bus or taxi. We had a car and we found it...More

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Response from DimasLaksani |
Normally its opened in 9am and closed at 5pm.
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Response from chiko1150 |
7.8.9月は午前9時00分から午後5時00分まで  それ以外は午前9時30分~午後4時30分まで It's open from 9:00am to 5:00pm from July to September. Except of the summer it is open until 9:30am-4:30pm.
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