Japan's National Museum of Nature and Science's traveling exhibition "Pokemon Fossil Museum" will open at the Mikasa City Museum in Hokkaido, the country's northernmost main island, from July, allo...
A special exhibition titled ‘Hokkaido’s dinosaurs’, in which the fossils of seven varieties of dinosaurs studied in Hokkaido have been gathered, began at the Hokkaido Museum in Sapporo on the 12th.
Nov. 11, 2020
An exhibition introducing Kutaniyaki porcelain, which was made 150–160 years ago and brought to Otaru and its surrounding areas by the Kitamae trading ships, is being held at the Otaru City Museum of Art, where visitors are enjoying the vivid colors and delicate patterns.
Oct. 19, 2020
The "Lisa Larson - A Journey through Time" exhibit collecting approximately two hundred early to recent works from famous Swedish ceramics artist Lisa Larson commenced at the Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido, in Hakodate City on October 3.
July 15, 2020
The National Ainu Museum and Park (Upopoy) serves as a base for the revival of the culture of the Ainu, an indigenous people of Hokkaido. It opened on July 12 in Shiraoi Town, central Hokkaido. Upopoy means “singing (in a large group)” in the Ainu language.
July 3, 2020
Asahikawa City's tourist facility, the ice and snow themed Snow Museum, closed permanently on June 30 due to the sales drop brought about by the new coronavirus pandemic. The museum had become popular for both local and foreign tourists as it resembles the ice castle in Disney's feature film “Frozen”. In 2019, approximately 100,000 people visited the museum.