Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, Abashiri

3.5
#1 of 6 in Museums in Abashiri
Perched 207 m (679 ft) above sea level on top of Mt. Tenzoan, Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum boasts an unusual, year-round display of drift ice. The hands-on museum lets you touch and feel the ice, and you can make some yourself by spinning a wet towel quickly in a -15 C (5 F) room. Climb to the observatory, the museum's main highlight, for a winter panorama of ice drifting from the Siberian coast, or a summer view of Lake Abashiri. Using our custom trip planner, Abashiri attractions like Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Chose this as the weather didn’t allow us to do outdoor activities. The sea angels are quite cute. But apart from a 8 mins video and a -15 degree experience.. seems a little disappointing as some exhi...  more »
  • I learned about drift ice in panels and theaters. I experienced the cold of Okhotsk on the drift ice experience terrace of minus 15 degrees. Next time, I wanted to come to Abashiri sightseeing at the time of drift ice.
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  • One of the best museum in Hokkaido. The angel fish is absolutely beautiful. Must visit when stay in ABASHIRI.
  • Worth a visit the drift Ice Experience Room (-15°C) and the clione, the "Angel of Drift Ice" is cute and lovely.
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