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Sapporo Winter Sports Museum
Sapporo Winter Sports Museum is located on the site of Okurayama Jump Stadium where Sapporo Olympics were held in 1972. A lot of material, items and documents about international convention held in Sapporo are displayed, such as the Sapporo winter Olympics, the Nordic World Ski Championships, and the Winter Universiade. Besides, it has a realistic simulator corner to experience winter sports.
- Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium, 1274 Miyanomori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
- Contact No.
- Take a bus to Miyanomori Schanze on JR Hokkaido Line (7 min from Maruyama park station on Sapporo Municipal Subway), get off at Entrance of Okurayama Studium, and walk for 10 min
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Winter Sports Museum
In summer (4/29-11/3): 9:00-18:00, In winter (11/4-4/28): 9:30-17:00
*Basically open all year round but closed due to renewal between 2016/10/1-2017 mid February (provisional)
Lift to Okurayama Viewing Point
In summer (4/29-11/3): 8:30-18:00, In winter (11/4-4/28): 9:00-17:00
*Closed for overhaul in 4/4-4/15
Please check the detail on official website because it may be closed due to bad weather or convention and official practice of ski jumping
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 min
- Admission fee
- Entrance fee of Winter Sports Museum: Adults (age 16 and above) : 600 yen, Seniors (age 65 and above): 450 yen, Children (age 15 and below): free. Fee for Lift to Okurayama Viewing Point: Adults (age 13 and above) : 500 yen, Children (age 12 and below): 300 yen
※ 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.
Exhibition area to learn the history of winter sports
There are materials about various conventions including Olympics and historical documents about a lot of winter sports such as ski jumping, mogul skiing, figure skating, and curling in the exhibition area in this museum.
Experiental zone of winter sports with virtual simulators
You can have a realistic experience of winter sports like being a goalkeeper in ice hockey, speed skating, spinning of figure skating, bobsled with virtual simulators in the experiental zone of the museum.
Okurayama Viewing Point
Okurayama where Sapporo Winter Sports Museum is located has a viewing point and you can take a lift up close to the viewing point. Enjoy a view of famous sightseeing spots in the city like Odori Park and Sapporo Dome from the 307 m high viewing point. On a sunny day, you will get a scenic view of Hokkaido's nature such as Ishikari Plain and Ishikari harbor.