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Lake Biwa Museum, Kusatsu

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Reviews
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  • Easy to get to, #2 bus from Kusatsu train station, much more than just a museum! Great place to get an education into the history of the area and the impact the lake had and has on the entire area sou...  more »
  • It is a museum about the environment, human beings and of course Lake Biwa. Most of the illustrations are in Japanese. If you don't know Japanese, you still will find it interesting as long as you lik...  more »
  • This is a good and very diverse museum/aquarium showing different aspects of lake Biwa and the area around it. Kids loved it. However, they keep two seals in a much too small enclosure.  more »
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  • Quite a good travel spot in Kusatsu. You can take a bus from the Kusatsu Station. The museum is mostly about the history of the areas around Biwako, and there is even a quite large aquarium at the end. If you have a family this place is definitely worth it for a few hours' quality time, the only downsides that I can possibly think of being kind of isolated with no other tourist site nearby and rather weak foreign language support.
  • A ticket agency clerk said that you couldn't buy a ticket because it was already 4 o'clock when it was just 4 o'clock.
  • Unfortunately the best part of the museum was closed. It's a nice place to learn about Biwa Lake's ecosystem.
  • Very nice!
  • It was a great Museum of Lake Biwa from Buri for more animals and people live, learn. Many exhibits, see all takes time. View of Lake Biwa from the hotel. It was rich assortment of Museum shops. We went by bus from Kusatsu station. I thought subtle I think in bus fares, travel time, admission to go before, but when it comes, and was disappointed in a good way (^ ^) is a Museum of recommended ☆
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