In Wakasa Town there are many remains from the pre-historic Jomon Period, such as the Torihama shell mound. This museum exhibits examples of excavated articles dating from the Jomon Period and is also a good place for learning about Jomon lifestyle and culture, such as the food the Jomon people ate and the tools they used.
|Address||122-12-1 Torihama, Wakasa-cho, Mikatakaminaka-gun, Fukui-pref.|
|Access||On Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway
6 min. drive from Wakasa-Mikata I.C. (via Route 27 and Route 162)
25 min. walk from JR Obama line Mikata Station.
10 min. ride via rent-a-cycle from Obama line Mikata Station
|Opening Hours||9:00 to 17:00 (Last entry 16:30)|
|Closed Days||Closed on Tuesdays (or on the following day when the Tuesday is a national holiday), and over the year-end/New Year holidays.
*Also occasionally closed temporarily for building fumigation.
|Fee||JPY 200: elementary, junior high and high school students
JPY 500: college students and adults
Group discount: 20% off for groups of 20 or more people
Free: infants (pre-elementary school children)