River Museum

Kokura inner city area Culture / Museum / See / Play

This is a facility for learning about the marine environment. There is an ecological aquarium and area for experiencing nature from the perspective of fish, birds, and insects. Visitors can have fun playing while learning about rivers and the environment in the City of Kitakyushu.
The huge River Observation Window which is 2.3m high and 7.2m wide lets visitors see living creatures in the Murasaki River throughout the seasons, including young sea perch, black porgies, and Japanese mitten crabs.


Address1-2 Senbamachi, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi
Opening hours10:00–19:00
Closed daysTue., year-end/New Year's
Phone number+81-93-551-3011
AccessApprox. 10 min. on foot from JR Kokura Sta.
Car: Approx. 10 min. from Kitakyushu Urban Expy. Kokuraeki-kita Exit




Nearby Attractions
  • Zenlin Map Museum

  • Itozu-no-mori Zoological Park

  • Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum

  • Asano Ocean Breeze Park