Harbor Museum & JGFA Marlin Museum
- Throughout a year
- 1 people 500yen～
Outline of the programA visit to Harbor Museum and JGFA Marlin Museum. Shimoda has been keeping the torch of civilization. The city flourished as an important point of the sea route that connected Edo(Tokyo) and Kamigata(Kyoto-Osaka area), and accepted the visit of Black Ships, which put an end to the national isolation of Japan. In harbor Museum, you will feel the current of the history of Shimoda.
In addition, off Shimoda once was a base for harpoon marlin fishing, and International Billfish Tournament is now held in July every year. More than 100 cruisers assemble from all over Japan to take part in the tournament. In JGFA Museum, replicas of marlins are displayed and the seat for angler, who fights with marlin is reproduced. Imagine the great ocean and immerse yourself in the feeling of being there.
Program scheduleThe Harbor Museum and JGFA Marlin Museum are both located on the 4th floor of Roadside Station Kaikoku Shimoda Minato. Get a ticket at the entrance and go around the museums.(required time :40 min.) There is a self service café corner inside. A guide tour is available. (by appointment only ; from 1 person, no charge)
Availability of English guides on the day of the activityJapanese only. No English guidance. Some display items have English explanation.
Detail of the program
|Venue ⁄ location||The 4F of Roadside Station Kaikoku Shimoda Minato|
|Available period||Throughout a year|
|Hours of registration||9:00am - 5:00pm (Last entry 4:30pm)|
|Length of the program||40 minutes|
|Necessity of bringing something to eat|
|Place to eat|
Required items to bring
Precautions ⁄ remarksAs the two museums are connected facilities, one ticket is valid for both.
Details of the fee
Adult : 500yen / Elementary and junior high school student : 250yen (tax included) / Group of 20 or more : 400yen (adult), 200yen (elementary & junior high school student) (tax included) / ※You can enter Harbor Museum & JGFA Marlin Museum with 1 ticket.
|Remarks concerning the fee|
|Payment method||Buy a ticket|
|Cancellation fee||No cancellation charge|
|Reservations accepted from||Throughout a year|
|Reservations accepted until||On the day, 3:00pm|
|Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation||1 people～|
Meeting place ⁄ map
Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting time4F Roadside Station Kaikoku Shimoda Minato
Meeting place (address ⁄ access)3min. bus ride from Shimoda Station for Shirahama(Itado･Icchiki) or Suzaki･Tsumeki. Get off at Michinoeki Kaikoku Shimoda Minato Mae(Roadside Station), then 2min. walk.
Reservation ⁄ inquiry
|English service for making reservations and inquiries||No support in English. Please contact to 'seamon' by phone or email.|
|Name||Harbor Museum & JGFA Marlin Museum at Roadside Station Kaikoku Shimoda Minato|
|Address||1-1 Sotogaoka Shimoda|
|TEL ⁄ FAX||
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
|Business hours||9:00am ～ 5:00pm|
The information on this website is subject to change. Please contact individual offices, stores, or the Seamon Shimoda Guide office (TEL: 0558-22-5255) for more detail.