Oki Islands Geopark Museum

Oki Islands Geopark Museum

    • Museums
    • Okinoshima Town
A comprehensive exhibition about the nature, culture and history of the Oki Islands.
The history, culture, nature, and geology of the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark are all explained in one place. Visit the museum and discover the rich heritage 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 during 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. Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark Office

    Basic information

    Address
    2F Geopark Visitor Center
    61 Menukinoyon, Nakamachi, Okinoshima-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane 685-0013
    Access
    From Saigō Port:
    1 min on foot
    Business hours
    9:00-17:00
    *Last admission 15 minutes before closing.
    Closed
    2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
    Year-end/New Year holidays
    Fee
    Adult: JPY 500
    Child: JPY 250
    Free admission for visitors 6 and under.
    Inquiries
    TEL
    08512-2-1583
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    This sightseeing spot is one of the sites of the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark.

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