(Water and Green Museum)
- １．Guide (1.80MB)
Where does water come from?
Why can we get water whenever we turn on the faucet?
Where does a river start?
What is a Green Dam?
What kind of place is Okutama?
What kind of animals live there?
“Okutama Mizu-to-Midori-no-Fureaikan” is a place to rediscover water, greenery, and Okutama.
It is a place to consider a better relationship between man and nature, the city,
and water source areas.
|Opening Hours||9:30 am to 5:00 pm|
|Day Closed||Wednesday(if Wednesday is a holiday, the following day),|
Year-end and New Year holidays(December 28 to January 4)
|Location||5 Hara, Okutama Town, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo 198-0223|
|*Do not eat and drink in the museum. Eating and Drinking is allowed on the 2nd floor at the Panorama Restaurant and Panorama Shop.|
*There is a restaurant on the second floor. Menu(PDF)(1.60MB)
*Do not smoke in the museum.
*Please take your trash home with you.
|Homeland of water|
Trip to History and Culture
|We introduce the history, folk culture, and nature of Okutama with exhibits and images. Many cultural assets such as Kashima Dance which is a Country Designated Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property are exhibited. And you can touch various kinds of woods in the exhibition.|
|Water is born|
The Secret of Green Dam
|You can experience the secrets of the water conservation forest. In the wooden ball pool, you can learn a mechanism that the water conservation forest stores water. We also introduce our efforts to protect the valuable water conservation forest.|
Ogouchi Dam and Nature
|The secrets of “Ogouchi Dam” and the surrounding rich nature are introduced with images. First of all, you can see the changing seasons of Okutama. In the theater, the museum’s mascot, “Kurin”, explains a mechanism and roles of “Ogouchi Dam” with diorama and images.|
Okutama 3D Theater
|You can enjoy the exciting 3D film that shows “Ogouchi Dam”, nature and culture of Okutama. The museum’s mascot, “Kurin”, shows you around. This will take about 13 minutes.|
|Water Spreads |
The Long Journey of Water
|You can experience the journey of water with the museum’s mascot, “Kurin”, and think about water-related problems. You can experience how water is being used with the rolling ball and images.|