Located atop a serene low hill, this museum appears tiny at first glance. However, stepping inside, you are greeted by amazing displays including Japan's largest (about 6 tons) piece of lump coal, and a faithfully re-created working environment, complete with model mine tunnel and extraction machinery -- truly impressive sights of a mining town. This lesser-known spot is essential for a complete understanding of Kushiro's history.
- 3-1-16, Sakuragaoka, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido
- About 15 minutes from JR Kushiro station by car
About 36 minutes from Kushiro Airport by car
- Entry Fees / Adult 300 yen, child 200 yen
- Hours (Season)
- Regular Closures
- Wednesday,Year-end and New Year holidays
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