Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is one of the three major museums of the world.
It should be 3 areas, "The world of Dinosaurs", "Science of the earth" and "The history of life". More than one thousand specimens which include dinosaur skeletons more than 40 of them and a huge diorama are on display, so it can be enjoyed by children and adults.

You can join a real fossil dig experience under the direction of professional researchers .
You might be able to find new fossils.

Title Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
Access About 45 min by car from the hotel
Address 51-11Terao, Muroko-cho, Katsuyama-shi, Fukui
URL https://www.dinosaur.pref.fukui.jp/
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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is domed building in south west of "Katsuyama Dinosaur Forest".

Many skeletons are very impressive.
Besides this, you can learn the history of dinosaur research and mammal's evolution, so it is very interesting for adults and children!

Come back! T.Rex!

Come back! T.Rex!

44 complete skeletons

44 complete skeletons

More than 1,000 specimens from around the world

More than 1,000 specimens from around the world

Revival of The dig site

Revival of The dig site

Observation from a variety of angles

Observation from a variety of angles

Revival of Jurassic with a huge diorama

Revival of Jurassic with a huge diorama

Moving full-scale dinosaur model

Moving full-scale dinosaur model

Never get tired of seeing

Never get tired of seeing

Fossil Dig Experience

Fossil Dig Experience