An art museum with the theme of snow beauty and mystery
“Yuki no Bijutsukan” (Snow Crystal Museum) located in Asahikawa City, Hokkaido is a museum which has the theme of beauty and mystery of snow. It is beauty that you can feel real snow and ice even in the summer, and it will be picturesque with everything you look.
In Hokkaido Asahikawa where much snow falls, museums with snow-themed attracting attention. For those who are looking for photogenic spots, the Snow Crystal Museum is known as a high-profile spot.
The Snow Crystal Museum, which was relatively newly built in the 1990s, has become popular as a castle that appears in Disney’s story. A European-tasteful building leads visitors to other worlds.
The building of this museum is located on the hill of Asahikawa city. Therefore, the view from there is very beautiful. Snow Crystal Museum is a recommended spot as a fashionable place to look around the city.
The construction cost of Snow Crystal Museum seems to be billions of yen, and the size of the scale attracts attention. There are various spots in the Snow Crystal Museum hall, and you can enjoy the beauty of it. Memorial photographs of special days such as weddings are being held in the hall and other events are held from time to time.
Those who have never been conscious of snow so much can also have a wonderful experience through this museum. The Snow Crystal Museum has many nice spaces where you can experience snow in the building. Let’s enjoy the experience like ‘Snow Queen’ in the castle surrounded by snow.
The snowy Hokkaido Asahikawa is surrounded by other wonderful scenery. Why do not you visit the snow art museum in such Asahikawa? You can participate in events, participate in photography, and so on. Let’s definitely enjoy making nice memories.
Introducing the access to the “Snow Crystal Museum”. First, go from airports in Japan (Haneda Airport, Chubu International Airport) to Asahikawa Airport in Hokkaido. Then, take the limousine bus “Asahikawa Airport Line” from Asahikawa Airport to Asahikawa Station. From Asahikawa Station, take the bus “Ashibetsu-Asahikawa Line” and go to the “Golf course entrance” stop. From there you will reach your destination in about 5 minutes on foot.
Charms and Highlights of Snow Crystal Museum
Dreamy winter beauty
Yuki no Bijutsukan (Snow Crystal Museum) is the beautiful fantastic art museum which featured the theme of snow only in northern country Asahikawa, Hokkaido here. In the beautiful building inside was designed to represent the image of snow, there are many snowy crystal photographs, and is the whimsical concert hall where a concert or a wedding ceremony are held, and the corridor of the ice, you can feel the charm of snow. In “the corridor of the ice” which made full use of technology, you can see the beauty of the ice modeling of -20 degrees over glass even at the height of summer, and in the crystal room designed to represent the image of the state of naturally fallen snow, you can appreciate dreamy winter beauty for whole year.
The 64 steps of spiral staircases appear at first when you enter the Yuki no Bijutsukan. The main floor is in the basement. When you arrive at the open space with the fountain and look up at the stairs, you notice that the form of the slope is hexagon, in other words, an image “a snowy crystal”.
Come across only that time
The first exhibit in there is “the corridor of the ice”. Both sides of the passage are lined with artificial icebergs, you must be overwhelmed in the dinamic beauty of it. The other side of the glass is the world of fifteen degrees of frost. The iceberg that the staff performs maintenance frequently, so it shows an expression of the ice not to be able to come across only that time.
Snow crystal room
The main floor of the Yuki no Bijutsukan opens when you go through pull “the corridor of the ice”. There is the concert hall, a cafe-terrace, and other shops, among them it is “the snow crystal room” to want you to go to visit.
Displayed like stained glass beautifully
Approximately 200 points of closeup pictures of the snowy crystal are displayed like stained glass beautifully. The left crystal having low temperature seems to become smaller. You can realize snowy constitution and structure here.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Yuki no Bijutsukan (Snow Crystal Museum)
|Minamigaoka 3-1-1 Asahikawa, Hokkaido 070-8028 Japan
|JR Hakodate-honsen Line “Chikabumi-eki Station” (15 minutes by car)
|800 yen (Adult)
600 yen (Under 15 years old)
500 yen (Under 12 years old)
Free (Under 6 years old)
Please refer the official web page.