Nishinoshima Furusato-kan Museum

Nishinoshima Furusato-kan Museum

    • Museums
    • Culture & History
    • Nishinoshima Town
Come and learn about Nishinoshima Island's nature and lifestyle.
This small museum is packed with valuable showpieces, showing local history, culture and lifestyle. The "Kimura Collection" of taxidermy birds gathered on the islands by the late Yasunobu Kimura is a highly esteemed collection of valuable creatures. In the Hatao Yamamoto exhibit, you can see Yamamoto's last writings, which will evoke from the bottom of your heart the Japanese virtues of morality, sincerity, and devotion that modern Japanese are losing touch with.
Major Showpieces include: small Shāra-bune Spirit Boat, airplane kite, fishing tools, large abalone shell, "Kimura Collection", and Hatao Yamamoto exhibit.

    Basic information

    56-10 Beppu, Nishinoshima-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane, 684-0302
    5 min on foot from Beppu Port
    Business hours
    9:00-17:00 (April to October)
    ●International Visitor Admission Discount:
    Adult: JPY 150
    University and high school student: JPY 100
    6 to 15 years old: JPY 100
    Present your passport or residency card to get discounted admission for international visitors.
    • The logo image of Oki Islands Geopark.
    • The logo image of UNESCO Global Geopark.

    This sightseeing spot is one of the sites of the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark.

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