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Omogo-sangaku Museum

A comprehensive overview of nature in Kumakōgen-chō

Welcome to the Omogo-sangaku Museum, which offers a comprehensive overview of the world of nature in Kumakōgen-chō and the Ishizuchi Mountain Range!

Located at the entry to the Omogo-kei gorge, a nationally-designated Place of Scenic Beauty, this is Shikoku’s one and only mountain-themed museum.

The permanent exhibition includes around 3,000 pieces introducing to visitors the history of Mount Ishizuchi and the Omogo-kei gorge, the flora and fauna native to the Ishizuchi Mountain Range as well as its rocks and so on, mountain worship related to Mount Ishizuchi, the history of its climbing and more.

Drawing on its collection of over 70,000 materials and inquiries from the region, the museum also holds a range of special themed exhibitions, courses and more, including seasonal nature observation events, insect study classes and so on!


Omogo-sangaku Museum: Basic Information

Admission fees:
General: ¥300, Elementary and middle school students: ¥150
* Discounts of ¥50 for groups of 20 or more
* Half-price admission for visitors 65 or older (Please present ID verifying age)
* Half-price admission for visitors with a physical disability certificate, certificate of intellectual disability or mental disability certificate, as well as one caregiver
* Admission fees may vary in summertime due to special circumstances

650-1 Wakayama, Kumakōgen-chō 791-1710 [google map]
42 min by car from Kumakōgen-chō Town Hall
Hours of Operation
9:30–17:00 (Entry available until 16:30)
Closed Mondays (or the following day when holidays fall on Monday), days following holidays (closed when this falls on Sundays or holidays), weekends and holidays from December through March (due to winter operation), New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and when changing exhibits (contact for more details).
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