Akame Natural History Museum 赤目自然歴史博物館

A Museum Integrated with the Natural Beauty of the Valley

The Akame Natural History Museum introduces various aspects related to Akame Valley through exhibition panels and videos, including the local flora and fauna, history, and Ninja who is said to have a deep connection with Akame Valley.
Akame Valley, with its 4 km long well-maintained promenade, allows visitors to enjoy the great outdoors while casually observing various waterfalls of different sizes.
The nature of Akame Valley is also part of exhibitions in the museum. You can observe it in the valley by checking what kind of creatures and plants are growing there in advance and then confirming them at the museum.
You can also enjoy tours around Akame Shijuhachi Waterfalls in the vicinity.
〒518-0469 名張市赤目町長坂671-1
Official website
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Business hours
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
December 28 to January 2
Closed on Thursdays from January to the second week of March (Open in case of public holidays)
Access by public transportation
From Kintetsu Akameguchi Station, take a Mie Kotsu bus for 10 minutes, get off at Akametaki, and walk for 1 minute
Access by car
・From the Osaka area, approximately 20 km from Hari IC on Meihan National Highway
・From the Nagoya area, approximately 25 km from Ueno IC on Meihan National Highway
Parking space
There is a parking area nearby with space for 500 vehicles (800 yen per day)

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