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Sapporo Science Center
Address 5-2-20, Atsubetsu Chuo 1-jo, Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-892-5001)
Description This museum features the latest science and technology and a popular theater called "Virtualium."
Hours 9:00 – 17:00 (May - September)
9:30 – 16:30 (October - April) (Last entry is 30 minutes before closing)
Closed Mondays (Tuesday if Monday falls on a national holiday), the following day of national holiday, last Tuesday of every month, and year-end and New Year holidays (December 27 – January 4)
Admission fee
  • For adults Museum: 700 yen
  • Planetarium: 500 yen
  • Both: 1,000 yen
  • Free of charge for junior high school students and younger
Access 1-minute walk from Exit 1 of Shin Sapporo Station on the Tozai subway line[T19]


Sapporo Salmon Museum
Address Makomanai Koen 2-jo 1-chome, Minami-ku, Sapporo (Tel: 011-582-7555)
Description Salmon fry and fish such as Japanese huchen and Dolly Verden trout are displayed in water tanks and introduced on display panels here. There is an outdoor observation pond open in October and November, while the Fish House provides the opportunity for hands-on experiences.
Hours 9:15 – 16:45
Closed Mondays (Tuesday if Monday falls on a national holiday), year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 – January 3)
Admission fee Free of charge
Access At Makomanai Station on the Namboku subway line[N16], take any Jotetsu Bus service among Minami 90/95/96/97/98, or Kan 96 to Makomanai Kyogijyo-mae, and walk 4 minutes.