• About Visiting

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    ■Opening hours: 9:00 - 17:00
    ■Closed: every Saturday, 28th December, 1st January
    ■Admission fees (not including tax): 

    • Adult 500 yen
    • Student (high school) 400 yen
    • Student (junior high, elementary school) 300 yen

    Group discount is available for more than 20 people.

    Contact us if you need English guide tour.


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    Minamata is a city located nearby a border between Kumamoto prefecture and Kagoshima prefecture.

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    By Airplane

    Kagoshima Airport is the nearest airport

    Not Aso Kumamoto Airport)

    ■ Bus from Kagoshima Airport

    There is bus from the airport toward Minamata Station.

    It costs 1700 yen. See time table (Japanese).

    ■ By car

    See map

    On foot, from Minamta station

    By Train


    From Shin-Minamata Station of Shinkansen

    • 20 min by taxi.

    From Minamata Station of Hisatsu Orange Train

    • 1 hour on foot. See map
    • Taxi costs about 1000 - 1300 yen
    • Bus 「みなくるバス」(Bus color: orange)get off at "陣原団地前 (Jinbara-danchi-mae)"