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The Sand Museum

2083-17 Yuyama Hukubecho, Tottori 689-0105, Tottori Prefecture
+81 857-20-2231
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We spent a couple of days in Tottori between being in Tokyo, Kobe, and Osaka and honestly this was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The entrance ticket is ¥600 and if you buy the ticket from Tottori tourist information Centre, you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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2083-17 Yuyama Hukubecho, Tottori 689-0105, Tottori Prefecture
+81 857-20-2231
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a couple of days in Tottori between being in Tokyo, Kobe, and Osaka and honestly this was one of the highlights of the trip. Cheap to get in (600 Yen) and so impressive. I didn't actually know that sand sculpture on this scale...More

Thank ynwanfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance ticket is ¥600 and if you buy the ticket from Tottori tourist information Centre, you can get ¥100 discount off. This year's theme is "The United States of America". Suggest you watch the short movie briefing how the team members overcome the difficulties...More

Thank Lilyckc
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The sand dune is a nice place to visit. You can walk around and take nice pictures around. The Sand Museum is worth to visit. The sculpture is good.

1  Thank Yuk_ma
Reviewed 6 July 2017

amazing large sand sculptures in open air display, very impressive and highly recommended if you are visiting Tottori Sand Dunes!

Thank Kerry L
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The Sand Museum is a must visit when you come to Tottori . All the sculptures here are made by sands and all of it are very detailed sculptures. Do come here first before heading to the Sand Dunes .

1  Thank kelvin c
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Impressive displays of various themes made by sand. The sand sculptures with great details are great work of art. The entrance fee is 600 yen, but the ticket can be brought at the Tourist information office / desk at JR Tottori station for a discount...More

1  Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It is the second day of the new exhibition with America-theme sculptures. I wasn't sure of coming to the museum, but I'm glad I did. The sculptures are very impressive and you have English texts everywhere. I only wish there were more videos depicting the...More

Thank TTTT T
Reviewed 27 December 2016

It is a must visit in Tottori and just a few minutes walk from Sand Dunes. The sand craft exhibits are excellent and remarkable. You may spend 30-45 minutes to go via the whole museum. BTW, you have a special concession entry fee for foreign...More

Thank William FT W
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The sand museum is best visited when you can also take in the light show. The exhibits are excellent and are created by international sand artists from around the world. A brief bio of each artist is included. This museum is very close to the...More

Thank roodnick
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Visit the Sand Museum, you must! It's definitely worthwhile. I had a great time there, and I was glad I didn't miss this museum.

Thank luvtravellin82
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