Hoshi-no-Furusato Centennial Museum
This local history museum enables visitors to learn about the nature, history, and literature of Ashibetsu City. The Star Dome at the museum allows visitors to experience the night sky, and the Magic Vision Video system reproduces the living conditions of coal mine tenements around 1953. Exhibits include coal mining materials, archaeological finds excavated from the Takisato Sites, and valuable literary materials about Hiroshi and Akiko Yosano, a couple renowned in Japanese poetry.
- Kita 4-jo Higashi 1-chome 1, Ashibetsu, Hokkaido (inside Star Plaza Ashibetsu Roadside Rest Area)
9:00 – 17:30 (last admission: 17:00)
Mondays between May and October, Mondays and Tuesdays between November and April, and the year-end and New Year’s holidays (December 29 – January 3)
Adults: ¥200 (¥150), High school students: ¥100 (¥50)
– Fees in parentheses indicate discount fees for groups of 20 or more.
– Admission is free for junior high school students and younger.
- Official website
- Wheelchair accessibility
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