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Measures to prevent COVID-19 infection

Visitors from outside Akita Prefecture are not allowed to visit the museum due to the COVID19. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for understanding.
Please make a reservation by e-mail in advance.

April 22, 2021
Free Days for 2021
The museum will be open free of charge on Geology Day (Monday, May 10) and International Museum Day (Tuesday, May 18) !
NEW!
※Admission to the museum is still restricted. Please check the information for visitors on this website and make a reservation in advance.
April 6, 2021
Information on “Work Experience in Mining Museum" for students in Akita University. Online briefing on the Work Experience in Mining Museum will be held in April 26 (Mon) and April 28 (Wed) from 4:30 pm. For more information, please click here. NEW!

Information

The mining museum exhibits specimens of mineral, fossil and materials for the development and the use of underground resources.

Hours
09:00~16:00
Final admission is a half hour before the closing time.
It takes around one hour to see all of the areas.
Closed days
March to November : Open everyday
December to February : Sundays, National Holidays and
            Year-end / New Year holidays
             (Dec. 26 to Jan. 5) are closed.
Admission fee
Adults : 100yen
Children and high school students and younger : Free
Address
28-2 Osawa,Tegata Akita City, Akita, 010-8502 Japan
Contact
E-mail : w3admin@mus.akita-u.ac.jp