Iwaki City Coal & Fossil Museum

History
Unrestricted by Weather
Family-friendly

The Iwaki City Coal & Fossil Museum explains the history of coal mining, fossils, and the geological history of the earth. Most of the exhibits are about the Joban coal field and its history. This coal field spans a large area in Fukushima and Ibaraki that was mined since the late Edo period (1600-1867). The museum also features fossils of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. If you are interested in geology, natural history, or local industrial history, make sure to stop by at the museum.

Duration
1.5 Hours
Telephone Number
0246-42-3155
Postal code
〒9728321
Address
3-1 Mukaida, jyobanyumoto-machi, Iwaki City, Fukushima
いわき市石炭・化石館
Method of payment
Cash
Recommended season
February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 09:00~17:00

Admisson Fee
JPY650 / Adult

Age 13-22: JPY 430
Age 7-12: JPY 320

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