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Okhotsk Sea Ice Museum of Hokkaido GIZA

Motomombetsu, Monbetsu 094-0023, Hokkaido
+81 158-23-5400
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Best part of my 10-day trip; and this was not exactly on my plan. Should try to visit.

This place was so cool - pun intended. How else do you get a chance to experience -20degrees... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Singapore, Singapore
Interesting museum

The way the museum keeps specimens in ice block is a new experience for me and my family. The... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
via mobile
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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“creatures” (2 reviews)
“angel” (2 reviews)
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Motomombetsu, Monbetsu 094-0023, Hokkaido
+81 158-23-5400

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Reviewed 15 August 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

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Reviewed 18 June 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.

Thank JamesMsia
Reviewed 20 December 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

1  Thank S102OOdaniell
Reviewed 26 August 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

1  Thank simonwonglokekoan
Reviewed 11 June 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..

Thank angel7105
Reviewed 22 November 2015

The best part of the visit here is to see Clione, an angel like floating sea slug. It is pretty kool to see that such graceful creature exist. The second thing is to experience the cold in its ice room. The third thing is to...More

1  Thank Dreamtogothere
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This little museum tells the story of the ice floe. The display shows how the ice (actually frozen fresh water) comes from Russia and floats to Japan. There is a room where you can experience -4 degrees F. There are blocks of frozen ice with...More

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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