Kotohikihama Singing Sand Museum

ABOUT
THIS
SPOT

This is an experience-based facility where you can learn everything about the singing sands of Kotohikihama Beach. Many things drift on the currents into Kotohikihama Beach from the Sea of Japan. Learn the stories these items tell. You can view sand, quarts and small shell samples under a microscope to get a closer look. The sand does not “sing” as well when it is wet, so if you miss the chance to hear the sand sing at Kotohikihama Beach you can hear it here regardless of the weather.

OTHER
FACTS

Entrance Fee: Adults 300 yen (200 yen for groups of 15 or more) / 13-18 y.o 100 yen
(Care assistants accompany someone that needs their assistance is free)

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Address
1250 Kakeji, Amino-cho, Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture 629-3112
Business Hours
Open 9 am to 5 pm (entrance to the building is closed at 4:30 pm)
Holidays
Closed every Tuesday
(Should a national holiday fall of a Tuesday the building will be closed that Wednesday)
Closed Dec. 28 to Jan 3.
*Open every day for summer vacation from July 20 to August 31
Website
http://www.nakisuna.jp/