Kesennuma Shark Museum
Kesennuma Shark Museum is the only museum in Japan that deals with sharks, of which Kesennuma City has the country’s largest catch. In addition to exhibitions on sharks, the museum also has exhibits on Kesennuma’s story from the Great East Japan Earthquake. Souvenirs unique to Kesennuma are also sold at the museum, including fresh fish and processed goods.
- 9:00–17:00 (Last entry at 16:30)
- No scheduled holidays
- Adults (Junior high school students and older): 500yen, Elementary school students: 200yen. Children younger than elementary school age are free.
- Take the JR Ofunato Line from JR Ichinoseki Station → Get off at Kesennuma Station → 10 minutes by taxi from Kesennuma Station. Direct bus to Kesennuma also runs from Sendai and Ichinoseki stations.
- 7-13 Uoichibamae, Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture