Oki Islands Geopark Museum
A comprehensive exhibition about the nature, culture and history of the Oki Islands.
History, culture, nature and geology of the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark all explained in one place. Visit the museum and discover the rich heritages of the islands. All panels provide information in English.
The Oki Islands have an interesting geological history through which you can find out about the birth of the Japanese archipelago, and even about the inside of planet Earth.
This geological history and isolated environment have strongly affected the local plants and animals, and traditions passed down through generations.
It is a recommended place to visit at the beginning of your Oki Islands adventure, to discover information that will enrich your trip around the islands.
Visit the ground floor of the building to get brochures and necessary information at the Tourist Information Center, use coin lockers, or just relax in the rest area.
The library corner features books related to the Oki Islands and other geoparks. Feel free to use the touch panels and tablets to discover about the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark, and geoparks in Japan and around the world.
Toilet Barrier-free Free Wi-Fi Cash only
- Adult: JPY 500
Child: JPY 250
Ages 6 and under: free
- Business hours
- Closed on the second and fourth Tuesdays, and during the New Year's holidays.
- From Saigō Port
1 min on foot
(2nd floor of the Oki Islands Geopark Visitor Center)