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Hokkaido Digital Museum

Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples

Okhotsk Area Abashiri City
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Opened in 1991, this museum is the only one of its kind in Japan dedicated to cultures of northern peoples from Greenland in the east to Scandinavia in the west, including Ainu culture, as well as Okhotsk culture, which thrived in areas surrounding the Sea of Okhotsk. The permanent exhibition showcases about 900 items collected from around the world that are exhibited by topics that include subsistence activities, food, clothing, and shelter.

museum Facility information

Shiomi 309-1, Abashiri, Hokkaido

9:30 – 16:30 (July to September: 9:00 – 17:00)


Mondays (or the next weekday if Monday is a national holiday)
The year-end and New Year’s holidays (December 29 – January 3)
February and July to September: Open every day.


Adults: ¥550 (¥440); High school and college students: ¥200 (¥160)
– Fees in parentheses indicate discount fees for groups of 10 or more.
– Rules for admission fee exemption apply to elementary and junior high school students, 65+, people with disabilities and accompanying persons, and the like.
– High school students are exempted from admission fees on Saturdays and when they visit the museum as part of their school’s curriculum.
– For details about rules for admission fee exemption, contact the museum.
– For admission fee exemption, please present IDs. Various apps, including a digital disability certificate app, can be used.
– Different fees apply to special exhibitions.

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Wheelchair accessibility
Parking Accessible restroom Slopes Nursing room Wheelchairs available upon request
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Supplementary information
Automated external defibrillator (AED) available

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