Iwaki City Coal and Fossil Museum
This museum provides a comprehensive overview of the history,development and prosperity of the Joban coalmines. The featured displays include the 22metre long skeleton of a Mamenchisaurus dinosaur, and a "Futabasuzukiryu", which is a kind of plesiosaurus discovered in Iwaki. You can also learn about the local history of the coalmines and the living conditions of the local miners at this museum.Iwaki City Coal and Fossil Museum is located about 5km from the Iwaki Yumoto interchange(about 10 minutes by car).
Open: 9:00am to 5:00pm(No entry after 4:30pm)
Closed: 3rd Tue of each month(or 3rd Wed if 3rd Tue is a public holiday).
Adults: Yen 630, Junior High/High School/College students: Yen 420, Primary School Students: Yen 320.
Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
Address and Contact:
3-1 Mukouda, Yumoto-machi, Jyoban,Iwaki-shi or Iwaki City (Central Iwaki), Fukushima
Iwaki City Coal and Fossil Museum - Latitude: 37.113241 Longitude: 140.841293