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Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History

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Excellent Presentation and Learning Experience

More than we expected. A short train ride from the Kokura Station. Only 500 yen admission, less for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kitakyushu, Japan
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Blown away by the excellent Dinosaur exhibition!

Was somewhat unaware of this Museum (despite it's #1 ranking on Trip Advisor) until I picked up a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Ulsan, South Korea
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1 week ago
“Excellent Presentation and Learning Experience”
Jul 9, 2018
“Blown away by the excellent Dinosaur exhibition!”
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2-4-1 Higashida, Yahatahigashi-ku, Yahatahigashi, Kitakyushu 805-0071, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 93-681-1011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More than we expected. A short train ride from the Kokura Station. Only 500 yen admission, less for children and university students. If English is your language, ask for the auditory guide. There was no extra charge. We enjoyed the natural history exhibits as well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank moorea54
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Was somewhat unaware of this Museum (despite it's #1 ranking on Trip Advisor) until I picked up a flyer regarding a Special Exhibition there, whilst departing from Space World JR Station after visiting the (excellent) Higashida Blast Furnace. When I looked-up the location of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Peter320318
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We chanced upon this place when we were looking for things to do around the area and it was awesome. My son enjoyed the visit thoroughly and the exhibits were truly impressive and nicely displayed. From dinosaurs to animals and insects, everything was shown there...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Geneveive
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I left thix place last in my tour agenda that day n also lost my way dye to my own poor sense of direction as well as little English signages..arrived at 4.30pm n museum dye to close at 5.00pm. I rushed through the museum but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank nor5430
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I visited at the time of the dinosaur exhibition, but to be honest, given the number of dino skeletons in the main hall, every day is a dinosaur exhibition. A well thought out and executed natural history museum that has not only dinosaurs, stuffed flora...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Darthduh
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Wonderful display and well managed. It's inviting settings made learning fun and engaging. You are so close to the exhibits that they seems to be alive. Really worth spending 2-3 hrs, so don't go there too late in the day. Excellent attraction in Fukuoka.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank travelmomVancouver
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We were quite impressed at the scale of the museum, and especially the moving dinosaurs which were very realistic. The actual building and layout has been designed very well. I thought it was a shame that they couldn't have labelled more of the displays in...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank HKC71
Reviewed 14 December 2014

The location is a mere 5 mins walk from JR Space World sta. And indeed what attracted most ppe will be the large Space world Theme Park that is situated opposite the Museum instead… The admittance fee is 500 yen for adults. The Museum presents...More

Date of experience: November 2014
4  Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Dinosaurs, oh my! Weather was a bit funny when we went during Golden Week, with rain about to break. It didn't seem to dampen the spirits of any of the attendees, however, with crowds equally split between a new exhibit showcasing cats of all shapes...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We had a day of rain so headed here, not to far of a walk from train station. They had wheel chairs so this was a plus for my Mom. lot of nice exhibits and worth the price of admission.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Stan C
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