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Kesennuma Uminoichi Shark Museum

7-13 Uoichibamae, Kesennuma 988-0037, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 226-24-5755
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Great museum for shark nerds!

This is an excellent museum on all things sharks, for Japanese tourists - but unfortunately not for... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Jacqui S
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Canberra, Australia
Interesting pix and displays.

Unfortunately all the captions were in Japanese so one can only marvel at the pictures and guess... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2015
kaimanahila
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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May 3, 2018
“Great museum for shark nerds!”
Sep 29, 2015
“Interesting pix and displays.”
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7-13 Uoichibamae, Kesennuma 988-0037, Miyagi Prefecture
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+81 226-24-5755
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is an excellent museum on all things sharks, for Japanese tourists - but unfortunately not for foreigners. If some of the captions/explanations were translated, it would be even better. The adjacent Ice Aquarium is a super fun and cool (literally and figuratively!) concept for...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Unfortunately all the captions were in Japanese so one can only marvel at the pictures and guess what the captions read. On the ground floor is a nice seafood market place where you can get fresh and dried seafood. I saw my first seasquirt called...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

This museum re-opened a couple of weeks ago and everything looks brand new. Whatever was in the building with it before hasn't yet moved back in, so the only thing here is the museum on the upper level. The entrance isn't well marked, but it...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2013

Unfortunately I found out by trying to visit that this museum, and the rest of the neighborhood, was destroyed by the tsunami. They were clearly rebuilding the place, but I who knows when it will be completed. Such a shame, it seemed like an amazing...More

Thank Jeneko
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