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ABOUT

ABOUT THIS CENTER

Nagisa Museum opened in Shigetomi Beach in the city of Aira, Kagoshima Prefecture, on 5 April 2015. This facility showcases the attractions and wildlife found in Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park, particularly Kinkowan Bay district. The museum can also be used for educational experiences, environmental education and similar purposes.

The museum has permanent staff. Visitors are invited to come and enjoy themselves here. We look forward to your visit.

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FACILITY INFORMATION

Opening hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(During summer: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Free entry
Closed on:
Tuesday (or Wednesday in cases where a national holiday falls on a Tuesday); the New Year period (29 December to 3 January)
*The museum is open throughout the summer vacation period (around 20 July to end of August), with no closed days.*
ADDRESS
7675, Hiramatsu, Aira City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
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TEL / FAX
0995-73-3146
Facilities
Fully accessible
Free Wi-Fi
Baby feeding room
Accessible family restroom
AED

ACCESS

Access from airports
  • 40 mins from Kagoshima Airport by car (when using the expressway)
  • 50 mins from Kagoshima Airport by car (when using regular public roads)
  • Please confirm road tolls and transit times with the relevant transportation authorities.
Access by rail
15 mins on foot from Aira Station on the JR Nippo Main Line
Access from Expressway interchanges
  • Access from the direction of Miyazaki / Kumamoto: Approx. 20 min. by car from the Kajiki Interchange
  • Access from the direction of Kagoshima City: Approx. 15 min. by car from the Aira Interchange
Access via bus
5 mins on foot from the Shigetomi Swimming Beach Entrance (Shigetomi kaisui nyujo iriguchi) bus stop

Information for parking lot

  • Higata Parking Lot
    open every day from 9:00 to 18:00 / until 19:00 in summer
  • Ikoi Parking Lot
    only open during crowded times
  • Nagisa Parking Lot
    open every day from 9:00 to 18:00 / until 19:00 in summer
    • Please use the Nagisa Parking Lot if you are coming via a large bus.

REQUEST FROM MUSEUM

Please follow the rules below
to spent fun with everyone,
also to protect the nature of Shigetomi Beach.

  • RULES
    01
    You can not dine
    in the building
    Meals are not allowed on site.
    Please use the rest area next to your meal.
  • RULES
    02
    Please refrain from
    entering animals
    Please refrain from entering pets as the creatures are bred in the museum. Assistance dogs such as service dogs can enter.
  • RULES
    03
    Please take garbage home
    There are no trash cans inside the building or on Shigetomi Beach. Please bring your own trash with you.
  • RULES
    04
    Use of fire is prohibited
    The pine forest on Shigetomi Beach is a windbreak protected forest. Use of fireworks, barbecues and other fires on the coast is prohibited to preserve the pine forest.
  • RULES
    05
    Please cooperate with
    non smoking
    Smoking is prohibited in and around the building (slope, stairs, walking). There is no smoking space.
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