Visitor Information

Plan Your Visit


May to Sept. 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Oct. to April 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please enter by 30 minutes before the museum closes.


Every Monday (the following weekday if Monday is a holiday or substitute holiday)

New Year holidays (Dec. 29 to Jan. 3)

There may be other special museum closures.


Main Exhibition Hall

Adults 600(500)yen
Students 300(200)yen

The amount in parentheses is the charge for members of groups of 10 or more people.
There is a separate charge for special exhibitions.People with disabilities are admitted free of charge. Please display your disability certificate when entering.People junior high school age and younger and age 65 and over are admitted free of charge.Please display something that shows your age (such as a student ID,health insurance card or driver’s license) when entering.

Bargain tickets

Dual purpose tickets
(Hokkaido Museum and Historical Village of Hokkaido) 
Adults: 1,200yen Students: 700yen
One-year passport 1. Hokkaido Museum One-Year Passport: 1,100yen

2. Dual-Purpose One-Year Passport: 2,000yen
Allows entry into the Main Exhibition Hall of Hokkaido Museum and Historical Village of Hokkaido an unlimited number of times for one year.

Audio Guides

Audio Guides giving a basic explanation of the general exhibits are available in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean and Russian.
Audio Guides are available for rental at the Welcome Center on the 1st Floor.

Multilingual explanation boards

In the Main Exhibition Hall, there are multilingual explanation boards in each exhibition area.