Fossil Excavation Workshop(Ammonite Centre)

Excavate 89-million-year-old fossils with your own hands! First facility in Japan built on a fossil outcrop.

The Ammonite Centre is the first museum in Japan built on a fossil site.

The highlight is fossil digging! At the reception desk, pick up a helmet, gloves, hammer, and chisel to excavate fossils at the outdoor fossil pit.

Swing your hammer and forget the time as you hunt for shell and shark teeth fossils as well as ammonite fossils. This workshop lets you feel like a treasure hunter, and is popular for people of all ages from children to adults.

Area
Fukushima
Iwaki
Category
Activities

General Information

Address
福島県いわき市大久町大久鶴房147-1
Prices

Adult: ¥260
University, technical college, high school student: ¥190
Junior high school, elementary school student: ¥110

Adult: ¥730
University, technical college, high school student: ¥560
Junior high school, elementary school student: ¥370
Opening Times
9:00am - 5:00pm (Last entry 4:30pm)
Closures
Mondays (if Monday is a public holiday, closed on the following day), January 1
Duration
Around 1 hour 30 minutes
Notes
Minimum participants: 1

Contact

Contact
Ammonite Centre
Telephone Number
0246-82-4561