Mikimoto Pearl Island

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Off the coast of Toba is Mikimoto Pearl Island. This Mie Prefecture attraction is the birthplace of cultured pearls and is operated by the Mikimoto Pearl Museum. When visiting the island, guests can see fascinating and beautiful handcrafted pearls and exhibits, and even ama divers watch while collecting pearls.

Overview

Address

1-7-1 Toba city, Mie prefecture, 517-8511, Japan (Directions)

Hours

8:30 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 17:00
Thursday 8:30 - 17:00
Friday 8:30 - 17:00
Saturday 8:30 - 17:00
Sunday 8:30 - 17:00
Holidays 8:30 - 17:00

Website

http://www.mikimoto-pearl-museum.co.jp/eng/index.html

General Amenities

  • Information Counter
  • Free guides/pamphlets
  • Coin lockers

Access

A 5-minute walk from Toba Station.

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