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The Hokkaido University Museum

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Very nice museum to give overview of hokkaido university

This is really a nice feature of he university. It gives an overview of the university and its... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Christina C
Nashville, Tennessee
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Great but could've been better if there were more descriptions in English

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the museum, but did not give it 5 stars because a lot of the... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Jilly G
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Kita10jo Nishi 8jo, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0810, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Hokkaido University has one of the most pleasant campuses in the world- but in addition the museum is a treasure - there is enough English to get by on and the displays explain the origins of the University ( find out about "Boys be Ambitious")...More

Thank Schadla-Hall T
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Worth to take a look if you at the campus. Free admission and you may make donation to a box placed at the entrance when opened the doors.

Thank Low C
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This is really a nice feature of he university. It gives an overview of the university and its accomplishments including a novel prize medal! It does have some English signage mixed in with Japanese signs. I would recommend going with a Japanese speaking person if...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the museum, but did not give it 5 stars because a lot of the exhibits were fully in Japanese. So that was a bit of a bummer. The highlight - getting to see the dinosaur fossils (if you're a...More

1  Thank Jilly G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you're interested in how the university came to be, the climate that inspired it, and all of the people who had a hand in shaping it, don't miss this little museum. While it's fairly small, it does a good job at giving a broad...More

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I was there one morning and the campus was quiet with good ambiance, they have a welcome center in the university. I left before it opened.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Given the terrific staff and international setting of the university, it was disappointing to see such an old-school, nineteenth-century presentation of otherwise pretty interesting exhibits. The renovations to this great building and the free entrance are what make it a worthwhile brief stop. The cafe...More

1  Thank ThoughtfulGuest
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Free admission, a lot of things to see and some interactive items too. Not everything is in English though. Worth a look.

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The museum is being closed for renewal so can't get inside. But the way to museum is beautiful. It is worth for walking. I like it :)

Thank Nguyễn K
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The last review (June 26) brought me here, however the museum is undergoing repairs from April until July (unspecified completion date). Be sure to call ahead before making a trip just for the museum! Despite that , the university campus is very beautiful and worth...More

Thank Ryan S
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