Public Transportation System
Historical Village of Hokkaido
Address Konnopporo 50-1, Atsubetsu-cho, Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo
(Tel: 011-898-2692) (Information: 011-898-1000)
Description This 54-hectare outdoor museum displays structures from the early days of Hokkaido's development in the late 19th through to the early 20th century, which have been restored and reconstructed.
Hours 9:30 – 16:30 (17:00 from May to Sep.) (Last entry is 30 minutes before closing)
Open daily from May 1 to Sep. 30
Closed Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday), year-end and New Year holidays (Dec. 29 – Jan. 3)
Admission fee
  • Apr. – Nov.
    830 yen for adults
    610 yen for university and high school students
  • Dec. – Mar.
    680 yen for adults
    550 yen for university and high school students
  • Free of charge throughout the year for foreign students studying in Hokkaido, junior high school students and younger, the physically challenged, and those aged 65 and over
Access At Shin Sapporo Station on the Tozai Subway line[T19], take the JR Bus bound for Kaitaku-no Mura (Historical Village of Hokkaido).
URL http://www.kaitaku.or.jp/info/info.htm

 

Historical Museum of Hokkaido
Address Konnopporo 53-2, Atsubetsu-cho, Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo
(Tel: 011-898-0456)
Description The historical museum was built to commemorate the centennial of Hokkaido, displaying its human history and the transformation of its nature.
Hours 9:30 – 16:30 (Last entry is 30 minutes before closing)
Closed Mondays, national holidays (except on April 29, May 3, 4, 5, 3rd Monday of September, September 23, 2nd Monday of October, November 3), and year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 – January 3)
Admission fee
  • 500 yen for adults
  • 170 yen for university and high school students
  • Free of charge for elementary and junior high school students, the physically challenged, and those aged 65 and over
Access At Shin Sapporo Station on the Tozai subway line[T19], take the JR Bus bound for Kaitaku-no Mura (Historical Village of Hokkaido) and get off at Kaitaku kinenkan iriguchi.
URL http://www.hmh.pref.hokkaido.jp/

 

Sapporo Winter Sports Museum
Address Miyanomori 1274, Chuo-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-631-2000)
Description Valuable items related to the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympic Games, etc. are exhibited here. There are also simulators that allow visitors to experience winter sports.
Hours
  • 9:00 – 18:00 from May 1 to October 31
  • 9:30 – 17:00 from November 1 to April 30
  • 9:00 – 21:00 Fridays and Saturdays from June to September
Closed Open all year
Admission fee
  • 600 yen for adults
  • 450 yen for those aged 65 and over
  • Free of charge for junior high school students and younger
Access At Maruyama Koen Station on the Tozai subway line[T06], take the JR Bus Maru 14 Araiyama route to Okurayama kyogijo iriguchi.
* A shuttle bus service is available daily from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal from April 29 to November 3.
URL http://www.sapporowintersportsmuseum.com/

 

Shiryokan (Former Sapporo Court of Appeals)
Address Odori West 13, Chuo-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-251-0731)
Description This historic building constructed using bricks and freestones in 1926 houses the Sapporo History Exhibition Room and the Oba Hiroshi Memorial Museum, which commemorates the life of Sapporo-born cartoonist Oba Hiroshi.
Hours 9:00 – 19:00
Closed Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday)
Admission fee Free of charge
URL http://www.s-shiryokan.jp

 

Hokkaido University Museum
Address North 10 West 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-706-2658)
Description This museum is mainly divided into three sections: History of Hokkaido University, Academic Thematic Exhibition, and Academic Exhibition of Specimens.
Hours 10:00 – 16:00 (16:30 from June to October)
Closed Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday), year-end and New Year holidays (Dec. 28 – Jan. 4), subject to change depending on university events
Admission fee Free of charge
Access 10 minutes from the North Exit of JR Sapporo Station
URL http://www.museum.hokudai.ac.jp/

 

Sapporo Beer Museum, Sapporo Beer Garden
Address North 7 East 9, Higashi-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-742-1876)
Description The only beer museum in Japan. The building was constructed as a plant for the Sapporo Seito (sugar) company in 1890 under the guidance of foreign engineers and now is one of the few valuable cultural assets in the city along with the red-brick Former Hokkaido Government Building.
Hours 10:30~18:30 (Last entry is 30 minutes before closing)
Closed Year-end and New Year holidays
Admission fee Free of charge
Access Take Chuo Bus #188 from platform 2 at Sapporo Station North Exit (nonstop bus to the beer garden).
URL http://www.sapporobeer.jp/english

 

Shiroi Koibito Park (Chocolate Factory)
Address Miyanosawa 2-jo 2-chome, Nishi-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-666-1481)
Description You can observe the production line of Shiroi Koibito cookies (White Beloved Ones), one of the sweets for which Sapporo is most known. Roses bloom in the 480 m2 garden from mid-May through late-October.
Hours 9:00 – 18:00 (Last entry is one hour before closing)
Closed Open all year
Admission fee
  • 600 yen for adults
  • 200 yen for junior high school students and younger
Access 7-minute walk from Exit 5 of Miyanosawa Station on the Tozai subway line
URL http://www.shiroikoibitopark.jp/english

 

Sapporo Ainu Culture Promotion Center (Sapporo Pirika Kotan)
Address Koganeyu 27, Minami-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-596-5961)
Description You can enjoy learning about the indigenous Ainu people's uniquely-fostered culture, lifestyle, history, and arts.
Hours 8:45 – 22:00 (Exhibition rooms are open from 9:00 to 17:00)
Closed Mondays, national holidays, last Tuesday of every month, year-end and New Year holidays
Admission fee Free of charge except for exhibition rooms (200 yen for adults, 100 yen for high school students)
Access At Sapporo Station Bus Terminal, take the Jotetsu Bus Jozankei line to Koganeyu and walk 5 minutes.
URL http://www.city.sapporo.jp/shimin/pirka-kotan/en/