Famous and Historical Sites
Tottori Prefectural Museum
The museum is located at the outer position of Kyusho Park and it exhibits the materials related with Tottori Prefecture including the historical records of the Tottori feudal lords’ government in the Edo period. The prominent exhibitions are a bred Japanese giant salamander and the explanation of Tottori Sand Dunes. The special exhibitions are held at random.
|Open||Ordinarily 9:00-17:00, but exceptionally 9:00-19:00 when special exhibitions are held on Saturday, Sunday, and national holidays (from April to October).|
|Fee||180 yen, but no charge for university students and younger as well as for old people whose age is over 69.|
|Closed||Monday (When a national holiday falls on Monday, open) / The next day of each national holiday/New Year holidays|
|Access||9 minutes by green 100 yen bus from Tottori Station Bus Terminal. The nearest bus stop is "Jinpukaku-Kenritsuhakubutsukan". A few minute walk from the stop.|
Warabekan Toy and Children’s Songs Museum
Warabekan is the experience-based museum of nursery rhyme, children’s songs, and toys. You can enjoy the wooden classroom, a reproduction of that of an elementary school in the early Showa period as well as the Toy Laboratory where you can touch toys to play with and so on. This museum gladdening all generations holds many special events.
|Open||9:00-17:00 (last entrance 16:30)|
|Fee||250 yen (No charge for high school students and younger)
※ for foreign visitors
|Closed||3rd Wednesday (When a national holiday falls on 3rd Wednesday, open)/ New Year holidays
※ Exceptionally, open every day in August.
|Access||7 minutes by green 100 yen bus or 13 minutes by Loop Kirinjishi Bus (available only on Sat., Sun., and national holidays) from Tottori Station Bus Terminal. The nearest bus stop is "Warabekan". 1 minute walk from the stop.|