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Coal & Fossil Museum

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Wouldn't let me in on a seniors evidence despite sign so had to pay full entrance fee. Very good... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Mount Gambier, Australia
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My son and I traveled to Yumoto on 8th July to visit the Fossil Museum and Spa Resort Hawaiians... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2014
Andrew M
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
8 Feb 2018
“Quick visit.”
3 Dec 2017
“Great displays”
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3-1 Jobanyumotomachi Mukaida, Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture
+81 246-42-3155
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit quickly, if in the area. Pretty good amount of fossils and sorts and you can get a little glimps into the japanese coal mining.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I have never been to a fossil museum before so the big dinosaur sceletons were really impressive. Iwaki seems to be really proud of that Suzuki dinosaur which got discovered around there. The best part was the long display series about the coal miners life...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Anett P
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Wouldn't let me in on a seniors evidence despite sign so had to pay full entrance fee. Very good display of fossils and dynosaurs. Excellent coal mine display showing underground workings.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bomoh
Reviewed 6 August 2014

My son and I traveled to Yumoto on 8th July to visit the Fossil Museum and Spa Resort Hawaiians. The fossil museum is a 15 minute walk from the station, across the overhead bridge and turn left (north). There are few sidewalks so be careful,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 30 December 2012

The museum had exhibits on prehistoric animals that used to live in Iwaki, geology, life in a coal mining town, and about Spa Resort Hawaiians, Iwaki's main claim to fame nowadays. Most of the information was in Japanese, although there was an English handout available....More

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank Andrew_Grimm
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