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博物館網走監獄 Abashiri Prison Museum

  • Museums
  • Around Shiretoko and Abashiri
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  • Price RangeAdult 1080 (JPY)
    "Senior high school/ college students" 750 (JPY)
    "Elementary/ junior high school students 540 (JPY)
  • ClosedOpen Every Day

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Around Shiretoko and Abashiri
1-1 Yobito, Abashiri-shi, Hokkaido 099-2421, Japan
  • Museums
Opening Hours
[April-October] 9:00-17:00, [May-September] 8:30-18:00
Open Every Day
Price Range
Adult 1080 (JPY)
"Senior high school/ college students" 750 (JPY)
"Elementary/ junior high school students 540 (JPY)
Date of post:2015/07/14

Hokkaido's scary face

  • Historical Building

Abashiri Prison Museum is an outdoor museum. The building is the renovation of the prison built in 1880-1910. Abashiri was, due to its long distance from the center of Hokkaido and its severe climate, regarded as a place of no escape. The Japanese name of Abashiri prison is Abashiri-Kangoku,which literally means “The prison of hell in Abashiri".

Inside the museum you can see the prisoners’ lifestyle and the pioneering history of the region. It is true that, particularly on the road construction in a rural area, their contribution for the pioneering is not to be ignored. You can discover some of the secret discoveries that were made through photos and you can order the lunch menu of the former prisoners!

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