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The Sand Museum

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Amazing breathtaking exhibits

Depending on the theme of the exhibits, it might or might not be interesting. The one which I... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Worth visiting especially if you are a sand castle fan.

The Tottori sand dunes and the indoor sand castles are interesting places to visit. The sand dunes... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018

Depending on the theme of the exhibits, it might or might not be interesting. The one which I visited in Oct 2018 was on the European region so there were many mythical creatures from fairytale stories!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jayque33
Reviewed 10 December 2018

The Tottori sand dunes and the indoor sand castles are interesting places to visit. The sand dunes are located by the sea. The slopes of the sand dunes can be steep and people can do sand surfing down the slopes. It is quite an interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

I dropped in to kill time while waiting for the bus. I was really impressed by the scale, complexity and the artistry of the sculptures. The venue is well designed for this type of exhibition.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eiying
Reviewed 27 November 2018

More than the sand dunes themselves this museum is worth a visit. For many years they have a changing exhibition each year with a theme. For us it was Nordic, so anything to do with the Nordic countries in the way of art, literature, music...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DickZe
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Read few good reviews about this museum. The ticket wasn't expensive, we had a tourist passport given by the Tourists information Centre at Tottori station. Hence, we paid 500¥ for adult ticket. Museum was really small, easily finished in an hour. Souvenirs can be found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

We choose this place as the starting point, parking at the free of charge carpark outside the museum. It is absolutely worth a visit, to appreciate these masterpieces. I suspect the sand sculptures in this museum are replaced and rebuilt periodically, in our visit this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ErnestChoy
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Just next to the Sand Dunes this Sand Museum is a must visit for all touriss. The display has different themes throughout the seasons and sand sculptors are invited from all over the world to create their showpieces. We visited in September and the theme...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnthonyT418
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The price is reasonable and the space is large enough to accommodate quite a few people. The day we visited included outdoor performances and active sand sculpturing all of which we enjoyed. The interior displayed quite a few large and intricate sand sculptures with a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This museum is a brief bus ride from the train station and is basically at the sand dunes. The weather that day was bad and we only went to the sand museum, which is inside a big building and protected from the elements. They seem...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

There are many beautiful and gorgeous sand sculptures in the Museum. A lovely place for p visit and spend a day there.

Date of experience: July 2018
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