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Last update:March 27,2015

Japanese

AKO MARINE SCIENCE MUSEUM

Outline

Visitors can learn marine science, history of making salt, and nature of Ako.
They can also experience the process of making salt.

Address

678-0215 1891-4, Misaki Ako-city, Hyogo

Home page

AKO MARINE SCIENCE MUSEUMExternal Site Link (opens in new window) (Japanese only)

Access

Take the bus neading to wards“ Misaki Hoyo Center” from Bansyu Ako Station. Get off at “Ako high school Nishi.” and then go southern for 1km.

Parking

Available for personal vehicle and motor coach. (Parking at Ako sea side park)

Hours

Exhibition hall 9:00~16:30 (last entrance at 16:00)
Experience of making salt 9:30~ 
Closed Tuesday (holidays fall on Tuesday, closed day is replaced with Wednesday. )
Year end and new year holidays.

Number of visitors facility can accept

Exhibition Hall 100visitors.
Experience of making salt 55visitors(11times per a day)

Visit requirements

Experience of making salt. Young children are required to accompany adults.

Average visit length

Exhibition Hall nearly30mins.
Experience of making salt nearly 30mins.

Admission fee

Adult 200yen
Elementary and middle school student 100yen (discount for groups)
Special exhibition Adult 300yen
Elementary and middle school student  150yen

Support in foreign languages

Not available, but visitors can accompany an interpreter.

Materials in foreign languages

Not available.

Contact

TEL:0791-43-4192  FAX:0791-45-3502

Applications

Reservation is necessary for group visit by either call or FAX.

Contact Information
(When you want to visit the facilities introduced in this list, please apply to each facility directly.)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535
Phone:+81-6-6966-6033
E-Mail: kin-kansai-technical-visit@meti.go.jpMail (mail client will launch)