Learn about the nature, culture and history of Oki Islands
What are the Oki Islands? How was it created? What about its history and culture? What animals live there? What is a geopark? All those questions and more will be answered when you visit the new Oki Islands Geopark Museum.
In the center of the museum, there is a 8k video display of the Oki Islands as well as 3D projection mapping exhibition that gives visitors a bird’s-eye view of the Oki Islands as it shows off the Islands’ unique terrain. The museum is split into three main parts: Oki Islands in Earth’s history (Geohistory), history of life on the Oki Islands (Unique Ecosystem), and human history of the Oki Islands (Lifestyle and Traditions). Visitors can also ask for a guided tour for no additional charge.
|Address||Oki Islands Geopark Visitor Center (2nd Floor), Naka-machi Menuki 4-61, Okinoshima-cho, 685-0013|
|Tel. No. for Inquiries||TEL：08512-2-1583|
|Operating Hours||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Fee||500 yen [Adult]
250 yen [Child]
Free [Ages 6 and under]
|Holidays||2nd and 4th Tuesday
New Year's Holiday
|Access||1 min walk from Saigo Port
5 mins drive from Oki Airport (OKI)
|Universal Infomation||Elevator Western-style toilets|