One of the world's top 3 dinosaur museums.
Fukui is the city where most dinosaurs are found in Japan. "Fukuisaurus" and "Fukuiraptor", their names are both from "Fukui" where they were first discoverd. In this dinosaur kingdom, there are not only various dinosaur fossils excavated in Fukui, but also dinosaurs from all over the world. There are an amazing 42 dinosaur bone specimens.
Don't just watch—experience the fun of excavation yourself!

Address
51-11 Terao, Muroko, Katsuyama, Fukui
福井県勝山市村岡町寺尾51-11
Directions JR
Take Tokaido Shinkansen from Nagoya Staion to Maihara Station (36 minutes),
take JR  Shirasagi from Maihara Station to Fukui Station (1.5 hours),
take Echizen Train Katsuyama Eiheiji-Line from Fukui Station to Katsuyama Station,
take Community Bus from Katsuyama Station to Dinosaur Museum (15 minutes).

Business hours 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (last entry: 4:30 p.m.)
Holidays The second and fourth Wednesday of the month (If it is a holiday, the following day), Year-end and New Year holidays (Dec 29–Jan 2)
Contact 075-326-3911
Credit card payment MUFG Card/ DC/ UFJ Card/NicoS/Visa/Master Card/ JCB/American Express/Diners Club International/Discover
Price
Adults: ¥720
Highschool and university students: ¥410
Junior Highschool and under: ¥260
Average visit length About 4 hours
Websites Official Sitehttps://www.dinosaur.pref.fukui.jp/en/ Fukui Museum Association(JPN)http://www.pref.fukui.jp/muse/Cul-Hist/fmc/detail/kyouryuu.html

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