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Facilities present the history of the Japanese coal mining industry that supported Japanese modernization and exhibits related to people who played important roles in the history of modernization. Visitors can learn a lot from photos of days gone by and exhibits including models of Gunkanjima.

Gunkanjima Museum

This museum has various displays that vividly tell the story of the heyday of Gunkanjima.

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The museum has displays that explain the roles of Gunkanjima, which contributed to the modernization of the country, and show the lifestyles of the people in those days (about 240 items including photos). Movies on the island are also shown. On a sunny day, visitors have a clear view of Gunkanjima from the balcony of the museum and along the access road to the museum.

Facility Information

Location〒851-0505
Nomozaki General Athletic Park Office Building 2F, 568-1, Nomomachi, Nagasaki city
Open

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed

Year-end and New Year’s Holidays (Dec. 29 to Jan. 3)

Fee

Free

Phone095-893-0077

Takashima Coal Museum

It tells the history of the coal-mining town of Takashima.

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This facility displays a large number of photos showing the history of Takashima, which flourished side by side with coal mining, and various machines used in the coal mines.
On the first floor there are displays of photos of Takashima in the past, equipment and tools used in coal mining, a model of Takashima Coal Mine, and samples of coal.
On the second floor there are displays of articles used daily by Takashisma residents, fossils, and a portable palanquin of the Shinto shrine on Hashima (Gunkanjima).
The green plaza in front of the museum displays a model of Hashima (Gunkanjima) to hand down memories of Hashima as it was in the heyday of coal mining and commemorate the 30th anniversary of the closure of Hashima Coal Mine.

Facility Information

Location〒851-1315
2706-8, Takashimamachi, Nagasaki city
Open

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed

Year-end and New Year’s Holidays (Dec. 29 to Jan. 3)

Fee

Free

Access

2-min. walk from Takashima Port
Ferry (Nagasaki Kisen): 34 min. from Ohato Terminal to Takashima Port
Takeshima Maru: 27 min. from Motofuna Pier to Takashima Port
Mitsu Maru: 15 min. from Koyagi Port to Takashima Port

Phone095-896-3110

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard Museum

This is where you can learn about the history of Nagasaki Shipyard, which was established some 150 years ago.

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Formerly a factory that produced wooden molds for castings, this museum was established in October 1985 to keep alive memories of the role of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki Shipyard in the modernization of the country for many years to come. The interior of the museum is divided into 13 sections. On display are some 900 items selected from among various articles used or made from 1857 when Nagasaki Ironworks, the predecessor of Nagasaki Shipyard, was constructed, to the present day. Japan’s oldest machine tool, which is a vertical shaper imported from the Netherlands in 1857, is on display as one of many exhibits that describe the historical changes and development of shipbuilding technology of Nagasaki Shipyard. The museum is open to the public (advance reservation required).

Facility Information

Location〒850-0063
1-1, Akunouramachi, Nagasaki city
Open

9:00 am to 4:30 pm
(visitors allowed to enter by 4:00 pm)

Closed

Saturday, Sunday, holidays, and holidays of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki Shipyard

Fee

Free

Phone095-828-4134
Remarks

Advance reservation is required by phone.

Glover Garden

Located on a hill at Minamiyamate and commanding a panoramic view of Nagasaki Port, the Garden offers an exotic atmosphere that typifies one of the sightseeing charms of Nagasaki.

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This facility features national designated cultural properties, former Glover Residence (Japan’s oldest extant wooden Western style architecture), former Ringer House, and former Alt House, and the unique atmosphere of the foreign sentiment created by those Western style houses. Over one million tourists visit every year.
Located at the top situs of Minamiyamate, the Glover Garden is also popular for offering a spectacular panoramic view of Nagasaki, including Nagasaki Port, Mt. Inasa and other mountains, and the cityscape.
A variety of flowers are in bloom every season for visitors to enjoy.
The Western-style houses in the Garden are lit up at night during a special nocturnal opening period, and visitors can enjoy a romantic atmosphere that differs from the one in daytime.

Facility Information

Location〒850-0931
8-1, Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki city, Nagasaki prefecture
Open

8:00 am to 6:00 pm (entry reception closed at 5:40 pm)
* Open at nighttime during special periods

Closed

Open throughout the year

Fee
Individuals
Adult
¥610
High school students
¥300
Elementary school and junior high school students
¥180
Group of 15 or more members
Adult
¥510
High school students
¥240
Elementary school and junior high school students
¥140
Phone095-822-8223

Nomozaki Umi-no Kenkomura

The hot spa will help you relax with Gunkanjima (Hashima) seen in front

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Commanding a panoramic view of Gunkanjima (Hashima) and Gotonada Bay, this facility offers attractive accommodation and a welcoming hot spa.
All guestrooms have an ocean view, helping guests fully appreciate the nature of Nomozaki. It is ideal for both overnight stays and day trips.
The hotel features natural carbonated hot water, one of highest quality of its kind in Japan. It is good for those with nerve pains or diabetes, as well as for the skin. Known as the “hot spring of beautiful people,” it attracts many visitors from both inside and outside Nagasaki prefecture.
The hotel restaurant offers delicious dishes with fresh fish caught in the nearby sea.

Facility Information

Location〒851-0505
692-1, Nomozaki Nagasaki city, Nagasaki prefecture
Fee

Hot spring fee: ¥400 for adults and ¥200 for children
Accommodation fee: Overnight stay ¥5,400 and up for adults, ¥4,320 and up for elementary school students, ¥2,160 for infants, and free for babies

Access

10 min. on foot from Undo Koen Mae bus stop of Nagasaki Bus
About 45 min. by car from Nagasaki Station

Phone095-893-1133

Ikeshima Coal Mine

Kyushu’s last coal mining island

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Located about 30 min. by ferry from Kamiura, Ikeshima is Kyushu’s last coal mining island. Today, it is a hands-on sightseeing spot where visitors can tour the island on an electric vehicle (advance reservation required).

Contact the following for the hands-on tour:

Nagasaki International Tourism and Convention Association
Nagasaki Saruku Reception (095-811-0369)
Search on the Internet using the words “Nagasaki Saruku Ikeshima”

Facility Information

Location〒857-0071
1411-1, Ikeshimamachi, Nagasaki city
Closed

Year-end and New Year’s holidays, Wednesdays, and other inspection days

Access

Ferry bound for Ikeshima (Saikai Engan Shosen) Fee (one-way): ¥400 for adults and ¥200 for children Two services a day (30 min. one way) Ferry also departs from Oseto (Seto Port) (six services). * Separate fee for a high-speed vessel Contact: Saikai Engan Shosen 0959-22-0649

Bus (Nagasaki Bus):
Take a bus bound for Itanoura at Nagasaki Ekimae bus stop, get off at Sotome Gyosei Center Mae bus stop after about 80 min. bus ride, and walk for 3 min. to Kamiura Pier.
Car:
About 60 min. by car from Nagasaki Station

Information on Surrounding Sightseeing

See the following websites for tourist information.