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やんばる野生生物保護センター ウフギ自然館

Ufugi Nature Museum

263-1 Hiji, Kunigami Village
Tel: 0980-50-1025
Hours: 10:00-16:30
Closed: Mon, holidays (Except for May 4, 5)
Admission: Free

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Murasaki Mura

1020-1 Takashiho, Yomitan Village
Tel: 098-958-1111
Hours: 9:00-18:00 (Hours vary by attraction.)
Open daily
Admission: Adults ¥600, ages 13-18 ¥500, ages 6-12 ¥400, under 6 free
Barrier-free accessibility

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ワンダーミュージアム

Wonder Museum (Okinawa Zoo & Museum)

5-7-1 Goya, Okinawa City
Tel: 098-933-4190
Hours: April-September 9:30-18:00 (last entry 17:00); October-March 9:30-5:30 (last entry 16:30)
Closed: Tue, Dec. 30-Jan. 1 (open daily during Golden Week and Japanese school holidays)
Admission: 200 yen for adults, 100 yen for ages 4-12, free for under 3. *The Wonder Museum is located on the premises of the Okinawa Zoo & Museum, and visitors must pay separate entry fees for both facilities. (Admission to Okinawa Zoo & Museum: 500 yen for adults, 200 yen for ages 13-18, 100 yen for ages 4-12 and free for children under 3 years of age)

This is a hands-on museum located on the grounds of the Okinawa Zoo & Museum. The museum reopened its doors in April 2014 after an extensive renovation with 34 fun and interesting interactive exhibits for everyone to enjoy.

アカラ・ギャラリー/ボクネン・アートミュージアム

Akara/Bokunen Art Museum

9-20 Mihama, Chatan Town
Tel: 098-926-2764
Hours: 11:00-21:00
Admission: 800 yen for adults, 500 yen for ages 7-18, free for under 6.

Akara is a shopping, dining and art complex run by Okinawa's prominent woodblock artist Bokunen Naka. With a curved, dynamic roof and a spacious design that invites seasonal breezes, the building, which features an Okinawan motif, was designed by Bokunen the prodigy. Habu Box, the long-established fashion brand specializing in T-shirts, Bokunen's art museum and gallery, and café and restaurant Janosz can be found at Akara.

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Sea Turtle Museum of Kumejima

170 Ou, Kumejima Town (Kume Island)
Tel: 098-985-7513
Hours: 9:00-17:00
Closed: Tue
Admission: 300 yen for ages 16 and over, 200 yen for ages 6-15.

The facility was established for the purpose of preserving endangered sea turtles, with panels and video clips about its mission. You can watch turtles swimming slowly in the water tank.

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ミハマセブンPLEX

Mihama 7 Plex

大宜味村立芭蕉布会館

Ogimi Village Bashofu Museum

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やんばる森のおもちゃ美術館

Yanbaru Forest Toy Museum

那覇市歴史博物館

Naha City Museum of History

対馬丸記念館

Tsushima Maru Memorial

今帰仁村歴史文化センター

Nakijin Village History & Culture Center

名護博物館

Nago Museum


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