• Whole body skeleton of Tyrannosaurus

    Whole body skeleton of Tyrannosaurus
  • Field Station

    Field Station
  • Fukuiraptor named after Fukui Prefecture

    Fukuiraptor named after Fukui Prefecture

A journey to ancient romance


Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is one of the leading dinosaur museums in the world.
The museum is located in Katsuyama, Fukui, which is known as the treasury of dinosaur fossils of Japan.

The spacious museum building without pillars is filled of various dinosaur skeletons, fossils of other animals and plants, diorama with dinosaur life reconstruction models, and so forth.

Visitors can have a close look at spectacular dinosaur animatronics (robots) showing powerful and realistic motions.

More Details


  • 2021/11/01
    Field Station Tour for this year has been closed. We plan to reopen next spring.
  • 2021/04/22
    We reopen the Field Station Tour.
  • 2020/12/31
    Memoir No.19 is published.
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
51-11 Terao, Muroko-cho, Katsuyama-shi,
Fukui, 911-8601, Japan
+81-779-88-0892(Group reception)

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