Echigo-Matsunoyama Museum of Natural Science “Kyororo”

Participating at Kyororo

A Chance to Learn and Love the Locality
Various participatory learning programs such as citizen’s scientific research, educational supports, seminars, etc. are provided for residents and visitors of all ages. It is great chance to understand, consider, and find an interested in the local nature and culture.


Citizen’s Scientific Research
Together with our visitors, the members of the local community, and some nature groups, we conduct cooperative investigations of our local ecosystem such as bird watching, flowering phenological research and more!


Seminars for Citizens
We hold educational seminars and conferences on a variety of topics. Citizens of all ages can attend and participate to learn about our local community, report scientific activities, and discuss regional problems.

Visitor Information

Admission fees Adults: 500yen, Children under 6 : Free
  Elementary to High School Students : 300yen

  ※There is a 50 yen discount per person for groups of 20 or more people.
  Other discount systems are available for disabled persons, teachers, children and so on
  (Please ask for more information)
  ※Admission tickets include entry into the “Forest of Kyororo”

Opening Hours 9am – 5pm (Last admission is 4:30pm)

Closures Tuesday (Wednesday when Tuesday is a national holiday),
  26 – 31 December, and on days when we are making
  changes to exhibitions. Please check before visiting.

Restaurant “Satoyama Kitchen”
The restaurant opens from 10am to 3pm (1st order is at 2pm) on Saturday, Sunday and on national holidays in April to November, except in August when it opens everyday. It can also on days other than above scheduled opening days for groups of more than 10 people with prior arrangement. Please contact us for further details.

Events and Activities
Booking for events which have a limited capacity is accepted from a month in advance to the day before the event. Children aged under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

How to Get to Kyororo

How to Get to Kyororo

Echigo-Matsunoyama Museum of Natural Science “KYORORO”
1712-2 Matsuguchi, Matsunoyama, Tokamachi, Niigata 942-1411
Tel : 025-595-8311  Fax : 025-595-8320  Mail :
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