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Fossil Museum of Ogano
Fossil Museum of Ogano

This facility is one of the outcrops designated as a natural moment in Japan and located near Yobake. In addition to skeletal models of the marine mammal Paleoparadoxia, the museum exhibits fossils of the giant fish Chichibu Sawara (Japanese Spanish mackerel) in the Paleo Chichibu Bay designated as a new species, as well as numerous fossils uncovered locally, in other parts of Japan, and outside of Japan.

Workshops to build a replica of these fossils are held and they are popular among families.

Bus: Take the Seibu Kanko Bus bound for Ogano Shako and Kurio from Seibu Railway Seibu-Chichibu Station or Chichibu Railway Chichibu Station. Get off at Izumida and walk for around 20 minutes.
Sites nearby/Base facility
28:Yobake27:Sea Floor Landslide Remains of Toroku26:Large Outcrop of TorikataFormer Kotobuki Ryokan (Ogano Town Tourism & Interaction Hall)


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