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    Have you ever touched an ice floe? Or tried spinning a damp towel in subzero temperatures? At the Ryu-hyo (Drift Ice) Museum, visitors can try these and other arctic experiences, even in the middle of summer. The facility is located at the peak of Mt. Tento, about 10 minutes drive from JR Abashiri Station. The Hands-On Drift Ice Terrace is kept at -15 degrees Celsius, and contains actual drift ice. Visitors can touch the drift ice firsthand, or try spinning a damp towel until it freezes solid. You can also meet creatures from the Okhotsk Sea, such as the clione sea angel. The observation terrace provides a breathtaking panorama.

    OPEN
    8:30~18:00 (Summer time from May to October)/ 9:00~16:30 (Winter time from November to April)/ 10:00~15:00 (from 28th December to 5th January)
    OPENING PERIOD
    Open all year round
    ACCESS
    About 10 minutes from JR Abashiri station by car
    ADDRESS
    093-0044
    244-3, Tentozan, Abashiri-shi, Hokkaido
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    CONTACT

    +81-152-43-5951

    • Okhotsk Ryuhyo Museum
    • Okhotsk Ryuhyo Museum