Iwami Silver Mine Museum
The museum was built as a local government office in the Meiji era (1902). It's a large traditional house and exhibits documents relating to Iwami Silver Mine’s history, mineral specimens, and documents concerning minerals. There are different exhibitions in each room. Some rooms have short explanations in English. If you visit in summer, it is a good place to cool down in the shade. You can discover the history of Iwami Silver Mine.
Photography is not allowed in the museum
・Address : 51-1 Omori-cho ha (ハ), Oda, Shimane
・Open : from 9:00am to 17:00pm
(※Admission is until 30 minutes before closing time)
※Closing Day is from December 29th to January 4th)
・Tel : 0854-89-0846 (in Japanese only)
・Fee : Adult / 500 yen Child / 200 yen
(※If you visit there in a group of more than 20 people, you can receive a discount.
Adult / 400 yen, Child 150 yen)
Written by Minami