Located atop a serene low hill, this museum appears tiny at first glance.
However, stepping inside, you are greeted by amazing displays including Japan's largest (about 6 tons) piece of lump coal, and a faithfully re-created working environment, complete with model mine tunnel and extraction machinery - truly impressive sights of a mining town.
This lesser-known spot is essential for a complete understanding of Kushiro's history.
Exhibition hall introducing the history of the former Pacific coal mine and the state of coal mining.
A facility where you can see the state of a large scale marine coal mine such as a simulated tunnel, a mine locomotive car, a tunnel excavator and so on.
address
3 Chome-1-16 Sakuragaoka, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaidō
access
Get off at Kushiro Bus Shirakaba Line 18 "Sakuragaoka 2-chome"
business hours
10:00-16:00
closed day
Wednesday, New Year holidays
other information
Fee: Adults 300 yen, children 200 yen

* Business days and hours are subject to change due to the influence of Novel Cornavirus (COVID-19).

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