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 800(600)yen
Students 300(200)yen

The price in the brackets is for Dominwari and for per person with a group of 10 or more.
Dominwari (special price for Hokkaido residents: proof of address is required such as driver’s license).
Free admission for junior high school students and younger, those aged 65 and older, those who have the Physical Disability Recordbook or the app.
Free admission for high school students on Saturdays, Childrens Day. Culture Day, or when they are a school group of 10 or more.
Another admission fees are applicable for a special exhibition.

Bargain tickets

Dual purpose tickets
(Hokkaido Museum and Historical Village of Hokkaido) 
Adults: 1,400yen Students: 1,000yen
One-year passport 1. Hokkaido Museum One-Year Passport: 1,500yen

2. Dual-Purpose One-Year Passport: 2,600yen
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.