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Snow Crystal Museum
Asahikawa Top 2 in Can't Miss Attractions

76 Reviews
Art Museum
Liked by 3
9:00-17:00; December 30th - January 4th of the following year will be closed.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: 3 Chome-1-1 Minamigaoka, Asahikawa
Phone: +81-166-737017

What people are saying:

Beautiful museum with knowledge of snow and ice, lots of photo ops, tired rest and cafe

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  • Jonathan C
    Jonathan C

    Let It Snow!

    Well it did started to snow as we went in. Overall, there are some interesting thing to see. Some payment is required for you to tour this place. It may not be all about snow in this museum. There is ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583089380000+0800)/
  • Jasmin_without_an_e
    Adelaide, Australia

    Worth a visit

    From the outside it looks like something from a fairy tale. At the ticket counter they were playing music from 'Frozen' and there is lots of interesting info about snow flakes. I had a great time here...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580924442000+0800)/
  • MichaelJT19
    Aussie in Aberdeen, Scotland

    Nice scenery

    Went here for a quick trip when i was in asahikawa. It is alright for a quick visit, especially if you have young kids with you. You can also get married over there, they have wedding facilities

    Reviewed on /Date(1568738805000+0800)/
  • bethevans2017
    Hong Kong

    Tourist trap

    This museum is small and out of the way. And probably half the screens showing video inside it were broken when I went. The concept is to showcase the science of snow and art depicting snow but you ca...

    Reviewed on /Date(1549149211000+0800)/
  • Pachelbel1998
    Singapore, Singapore

    Not worth the time to visit

    Visited the snow Crystal museum during our stay in Aasahikawa. However, there's nothing much to see in the museum. I find that it's a waste of time to visit the museum.

    Reviewed on /Date(1544122733000+0800)/

Additional Information


Located in the traditional art and craft village of Hokkaido, the snow art museum is as white as a European church, Inside, there are various crystal forms of snow and ice, which are not only vivid and interesting, but also can let you know a lot about snow.If winter comes here, the open space outside the gallery will be filled with snow, which is very fairy-tale. Even in summer, the building often stays cool and stays cool in the snow.
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