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Okhotsk Sea Ice Museum of Hokkaido GIZA

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Hokkaido Vacation 2018

Visited Okhotsk Sea Ice Museum to watch a 3D movie showing the 4 seasons of Hokkaido. Then we went... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Highlight of Monbetsu

The best attraction in this little town, quite amateurish museum but the freezer room is worth the... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Motomombetsu, Monbetsu 094-0023, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Okhotsk Sea Ice Museum to watch a 3D movie showing the 4 seasons of Hokkaido. Then we went into a -20’C area when we saw local fishes crabs and flowers frozen in blocks of ice. We were given a wet towel and we swing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kimhuat2018
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is nice place in Monbetsu, Japan. In here you can see amazing place with intersting Item you can found in this place, i am very interesting with crab. but you must wear warm clothes cause this place is so cold. ありがとう

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DimasLaksani
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

The best attraction in this little town, quite amateurish museum but the freezer room is worth the trip alone!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank spxcfc
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

The sea ice museum was definitely one of the more interesting attractions as it is one of the few places i know to have a sub zero temperature simulation room. Witnessed various specimens being encased in ice and kept in the room. The only thing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gundamnsdk
Reviewed October 24, 2017

You might spend 20 minutes here as there is precious little to see. You will have the opportunity to pet a seal on its back or stomache which is fun for 30 seconds. Can’t pet their heads. Not worth going out of your way to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Walter F
Reviewed August 15, 2017

This place was so cool - pun intended. How else do you get a chance to experience -20degrees celsius. And we were wearing shorts and t-shirts beneath the heavy warm jackets they provided - yes they provide the warm gear - beanie, boots, gloves and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jeremy_C_MH
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

The way the museum keeps specimens in ice block is a new experience for me and my family. The temperature is kept at minus 20C but winter jackets are provided. Nice experience.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JamesMsia
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

This is our next stop in our Hokkaido adventure, this museum really gives you a sense of how people thrive in the extremely chilly weather! Scenery: 4.5/5 Ambience: 4/5 Cleanliness: 5/5 Physical Ease: 5/5 Fun: 4/5 Attraction In House Movie: 5/5 Ice Museum: 4.5/5 The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank S102OOdaniell
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

You can see frozen marine life from the sea just outside displayed in museum. Experience the frozen life at minus 40 Celcius. Creatures are frozen literally in ice. Impeccable seafront view right outside museum. There is a pier you can walk right to the end...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank simonwonglokekoan
Reviewed June 11, 2016

1) worth to visit. 2) the staff there very polite n honest. Why I said so. Due to I arrived the movie already started. They give an option, either I go for next show or can get back refund..

Date of experience: May 2016
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Response from angel7105 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Is better you have your own transport. More convenient. With it, you can cover more attractive area, in monbetsu. Such as, Okhotsk Tower, Garinkogo, Sea ice Museum, 10m tall crab claw sculpture (next to sea ice... More