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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum FPDM Information

Visit - FPDM information

Open
9:00 - 17:00 (No entry after 16:30)
Closed
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday
  • From December 29 to January 2
We're open during the summer holidays with no days closed.
« July 21 to August 31»
Admission fees
Museum
Annual passIndividualsGroups
Primary/ Secondary school students770 yen260 yen210 yen
High school and college students1,230 yen410 yen310 yen
Adults2,060 yen720 yen620 yen
  • Senior (over 70) and children under 6 enter for free.
  • Group discount available for groups of more than 30.
  • Extra fee charged for special exhibition (except for annual pass holders.)
  • Annual pass is valid for a year from the date of purchase.
  • The museum’s permanent exhibition is free to enter on the 3rd Sunday of every month.
  • A credit card is not available for admission fee.
  • Admission to Field Station is not included.
Field Station
IndividualsGroups
Primary/ Secondary school students600 yen500 yen
High school and college students1,000 yen800 yen
Adults1,200 yen1,000 yen
  • Senior (over 70) and children under 6 enter for free.
  • Group discount available for groups of more than 10.
  • Admission to Museum is not included.
Notice
  • The museum shop and restaurant are on the third floor.
  • Please refrain from eating, drinking, and smoking inside the museum.
  • Flash photography and the use of tripods are strictly prohibited inside the museum.
  • No pet allowed.
Access
« by train »
  • Get off at JR Fukui Station, then board Echizen Railway Eiheiji Katsuyama Line, bound for Katsuyama (approximately 1 hour.)
  • Get off at Katsuyama Station, you can catch a taxi there (approximately 10 minutes to Museum.)
  • There is a community bus running from Katsuyama Station to Museum.
  • Travel time from various regions (not including the transfer time.)
    • From Tokyo /
      Hokuriku Shinkansen, or Tokaido Shinkansen, JR Hokuriku Line Express, Echizen Railway, Community bus --- approximately 4 and half hours
    • From Osaka /
      JR Kosei Line Express, Echizen Railway, Community bus --- approximately 3 hours
    • From Nagoya /
      JR Hokuriku Line Express, Echizen Railway, Community bus --- approximately 3 hours
« by car »
  • From Fukui-kita JCT・IC (Hokuriku Expressway) via Chubu Jukan Expressway to Katsuyama ・・・ approx. 40 min.
  • From Maruoka IC (Hokuriku Expressway) to Katsuyama ・・・ approx. 40 min.
  • From Shirotori JCT・IC (Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway) via Chubu Jukan Expressway through Ono to Katsuyama・・・approx. 90 min.
  • Parking for 1300 cars and 10 motor coaches are available
  • Travel time from various regions
    • From Tokyo /
      On Tomei, Meishin, Hokuriku Expressway --- approximately 7 hours
    • From Osaka /
      On Meishin, Hokuriku Expressways --- approximately 3 and half hours
    • From Nagoya /
      On Meishin, Hokuriku Expressways --- approximately 2 and half hours
      On Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway, via Shirotori IC --- approximately 2 and half hours
Address
51-11 Terao, Muroko, Katsuyama, Fukui 911-8601, Japan
map
map
"Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum" fromGoogleMaps
(nearby railway station: Katsuyama Station)
Phone / FAX
+81-779-88-0001 / +81-779-88-8700
E-mail
info@dinosaur.pref.fukui.jp