The Fukui Dinosaur Museum (Kanazawa) 福井県立恐竜博物館

  • Published on : 16/03/2020
  • by : A.R
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Dino-mania

Since July 14, 2000, you can visit the largest dinosaur museum, if not the world, at least for Japan. Located in Fukui, not far from the traditional city of Kanazawa.

Dinosaurs in the spotlight

It is one of three major dinosaur museums in the world (along with the Tyrell Museum in Canada and the Zigong Museum in China). Designed by Kisho Kurokawa, it is an architectural masterpiece that in addition to spanning 30,000 square meters distributed over 4 floors, looks from the outside like a dinosaur egg! It was built in Katsuyama because many fossils of dinosaurs were found there. In the main hall, or “ Dinosaurs World ”, visitors are also greeted by a skeleton of fukuiraptor, a theropod (carnivorous dinosaur which also has bird attributes) from Fukui!

t-rex

An unusual pet!

Yutacar


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