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Iron and Steel Museum

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This is a museum on iron and steel unique to Kamaishi, which is the birthplace of modern ironmaking in Japan. A comprehensively produced theater introduces the progress of Kamaishi's ironmaking through a combination of sound, light, and visuals, based around a full-sized blast furnace replica. Visitors can enjoy learning about the history of iron through 3D visuals of ironmaking tasks and other visual equipment. There is also a commanding view of Kamaishi Bay from the viewing terrace.

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Street address

3-12-7 Odairacho, Kamaishi City, Iwate

Access

  • Take the train to JR Kamaishi Station. Take the Iwateken Kotsu Bus for 11 min. to "Kannon Iriguchi" bus stop. Then a 5-min. walk.

Opening Hours

9:00-17:00 (last entry 16:00)

Closed

Tuesdays; Dec. 29 to Jan. 3

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Best season

All year

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