Kotohikihama Singing Sand Muesum

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A facility for thinking and learning about people and nature and the whole marine environment, with the Singing sand as the common connection. On the first floor there is the singing sand experience corner, where you can make the sand sing by squeezing it with your hands and containers. On the 2nd floor there is a display corner with singing sand from Australia, China and various parts of Japan and a corner with driftage from Kotohikihama Beach and a corner where you can inspect microscopic shells and forminifera.

Basic information


Postal code:629-3112
1250 Kakezu, Amimo-cho, Kyotango City


(30 cars, 3 large buses, free)

Time held/open

9:00 – 17:00 (Last entry 16:30)

Regular holidays/closings

Tuesday (When Tuesday is a public holiday, closed the following day) ,End of Year Period ※ Open every day during summer holidays (Jul.20 – Aug. 31)


Get on a Tankai Bus from Kyoto Tango Railway Miyatoyo Line "Amino" Station and get off at " Kotobikihama". Near the bus stop

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