Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum and Tentozan Observatory

Exploring a Frozen Paradise

Immerse yourself in Hokkaido’s natural beauty at the Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum and its rooftop Tentozan Observatory. This hands-on museum invites visitors into the world of drift ice and the ecosystem it supports. While experiencing temperatures of -15 degrees Celsius, visitors can conduct freezing experiments, and see and touch the ice in the museum’s drift ice room. Find out about the region’s wildlife and natural ice phenomena in the aquarium and 5-screen theatre. Be sure to head to the rooftop observatory before leaving to take in exceptional views of the beautiful landscape that you studied below.

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Nearest airports
New Chitose Airport Sapporo Okadama Airport Hakodate Airport Okushiri Airport Asahikawa Airport Wakkanai Airport Rishiri Airport Okhotsk Monbetsu Airport Memanbetsu Airport Nemuro Nakashibetsu Airport Tancho Kushiro Airport Tokachi Obihiro Airport

General Information

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(May-Oct.) 8:30-18:00
(Nov.-Apr.) 9:00-16:30
(Dec. 29th-Jan. 5th) 10:00-15:00
Open all year round
Car Park
150 spaces, free
●By bus: About 15 minutes from JR Abashiri Station and get off at “Tentozan Ryuhyokan”
●By car: About 20 minutes from Memanbetsu Airport

Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum and Tentozan Observatory

* Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.

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