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Sea Turtle Museum, “Caretta”

Each year between May and late August, loggerhead sea turtles come ashore to lay eggs at Ohama beach on the southern coast of Tokushima. This museum presents all kinds of information about sea turtles.

Information

Hours 9:00-17:00
Closed Monday (If it falls on a holiday, closed the next day), Dec. 29 - 31
Fee Adult: 600 yen
Junior & senior high school students: 500 yen
Primary school students: 300 yen
Access About 20 minutes walk from JR Hiwasa Station
Address Ohama-Kaigan, Minami-cho, Kaifu-gun

Map

Contact

Tel 0884-77-1110

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