Last updated: March 06, 2021
Meet the first dinosaur footprints found in Japan
Kanna Dinosaur Center lets visitors enjoy dinosaur skeleton displays, a fossil digging experience, an exciting live theater, and trying their hands at fossil replication.
The center is divided into nine zones with fossils and specimens in both the main building and annex. There is also a Tyrannosaurus skeleton (12 m) on display outside.
Also, near the first reported fossilized dinosaur footprints in Japan is a fossil digging experience.
51-2 Oaza-Kagahara, Kanna, Tano District (Map)
About 1 hour 35 minutes from Gumma-Fujioka Station
About 1 hour and 20 minutes by car from the Kan-Etsu Expressway Fujioka IC
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mondays (except holidays)
800 yen (500 yen for children)
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