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Last updated: December 21, 2020
Discover more about Gunma’s natural history with hands-on exhibitions
Gunma Museum of Natural History was built near the site where a fossil of Yabe’s giant fallow deer was discovered. The museum has several permanent exhibits: The Nature and Environment of Gunma, the Darwin Room, Humans in Nature, and The Precious Earth. These exhibits feature dinosaur fossils, dioramas, and specimens you can touch.
The seasonal exhibits hosted in spring, summer, and autumn include performances and seminars about nature.
1674-1 Kamikuroiwa, Tomioka ( Map)
About 15 minutes by taxi from Joshu-Tomioka Station
About 15 minutes by car from Tomioka IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mondays (except holidays), New Year's holidays
510 yen (300 yen for students, free for children)
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