Access & Fee

Opening Hours

9:00 - 17:00 (No entry after 16:30)
8:30 - 18:00 (No entry after 17:30)(during the summer holidays)

Closing Day

2nd and 4th Wednesday(except during the summer holidays)
Year-end and New Year holidays

Check calendar for occasional closing

Notice

  • 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.(except service dog)

Admission Fees

Adults High school and
college students
Primary / Secondary
school students
Senior and Child
Annual pass 2,100 yen 1,250 yen 780 yen -
Individuals 730 yen 420 yen 260 yen free
Groups 630 yen 320 yen 210 yen free
  • Senior refers to those who over 70.
  • Child refers to those who under 6.
  • Group discount is available for groups of more than 30.
  • Extra fee might be charged for special exhibition.
  • Annual pass is valid for a year from the date of purchase.
  • A credit card can be used for paying the admission fee.
  • Admission to Field Station is not included.

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 also 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

Address

51-11 Terao, Muroko, Katsuyama, Fukui 911-8601, Japan

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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
Address:
51-11 Terao, Muroko-cho, Katsuyama-shi,
Fukui, 911-8601, Japan
TEL:
+81-779-88-0001
 
+81-779-88-0892(Group reception)

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