Amami Kaiyo Museum (Maritime Museum)

Situated in Ohama Seaside Park, Amami Kaiyo Tenjikan (Maritime Museum) is home to over 100 species of fish, 30 species of coral as well as plants and animals that inhabit Amami's ocean and beach. You can feed the fish and turtles or interact with sea creatures in the Touch Pool. The museum also offers classes for handcrafting items using materials from the ocean of Amami. There is a theater where you can learn about the ocean through videos. This is a fun museum for everyone.

Address
701-1 Aza-Ohama, Koshuku, Naze-shi, Kagoshima
Access
20 minutes by taxi from Naze Port
Opening Hours / Holidays
9:30‐18:00
Official Website
https://www.ohama.marutani-amami.com/ocean-exhibition-hall
Admission fee
Adults-500 yen, elementary and junior high school students-300 yen, children-100 yen, children under 4 years of age-free

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

A Large Coral Tank

Located in front of the entrance, a large coral tank and sandy beach represent the ocean and the beach of Amami. This is a popular exhibit where you can observe the tropical fish and sea turtles that inhabit the ocean of Amami. If you are lucky, you might be able to witness the feeding of the fish.

Feeding Fish and Sea Turtles

The museum offers fish and turtle feeding experiences on irregular basis. Just ask a keeper near the tank. They will give you free feed, and you can give it to the animals in the tank. You can see baby sea turtles depending on the season.

Handicraft Classes

They offer classes for making crafts using various materials from the ocean at Amami. You can make creatures and key chains with sea shells. They also have a sand painting class utilizing the sand from Ohama Beach in front of the museum. The finished pieces will be laminated for you, so it will be a perfect gift.

Amami Kaiyo Museum (Maritime Museum)

Situated in Ohama Seaside Park, Amami Kaiyo Tenjikan (Maritime Museum) is home to over 100 species of fish, 30 species of coral as well as plants and animals that inhabit Amami's ocean and beach. You can feed the fish and turtles or interact with sea creatures in the Touch Pool. The museum also offers classes for handcrafting items using materials from the ocean of Amami. There is a theater where you can learn about the ocean through videos. This is a fun museum for everyone.

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

A Large Coral Tank

Located in front of the entrance, a large coral tank and sandy beach represent the ocean and the beach of Amami. This is a popular exhibit where you can observe the tropical fish and sea turtles that inhabit the ocean of Amami. If you are lucky, you might be able to witness the feeding of the fish.

Feeding Fish and Sea Turtles

The museum offers fish and turtle feeding experiences on irregular basis. Just ask a keeper near the tank. They will give you free feed, and you can give it to the animals in the tank. You can see baby sea turtles depending on the season.

Handicraft Classes

They offer classes for making crafts using various materials from the ocean at Amami. You can make creatures and key chains with sea shells. They also have a sand painting class utilizing the sand from Ohama Beach in front of the museum. The finished pieces will be laminated for you, so it will be a perfect gift.

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