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Yamanashi Gem Museum

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Area:Mt. Fuji/Fuji Five Lakes

Yamanashi is the number one prefecture of gem and precious metal industry in Japan. This is the only comprehensive gem museum which was established in Yamanashi. It was relocated from Kofu-city to Kawaguchiko area and redesigned in 2007. The building is European style, and 500 different types of 3,000 precious stones and gems collected from Japan and the world are displayed in the museum. 
The mysterious room which tons of gems are shining and the allure of jewelry amazes you and invites you. Even though we feel familiar with jewelry for a bridal ring or a birthstone, or for fashion, you surprisingly do not know about jewelry well. The museum displays the gems from the raw stone to cut stone and jewelry alongside, and you can learn how to polish a raw stone to produce a magnificent jewel. At the special stage, you will be overwhelmed by the giant crystal group, one of which is the row stone of 1270 kg. There is the museum shop selling all kinds of jewelry and trinkets at a bargain price and is also a café. After you are full filled with the beauty of gems, enjoy the time at the café.





6713 Funatsu Fujikawaguchiko-machi Minamitsuru-gun


Nearest I.C.

Chuo Expressway, Kawaguchiko IC

Nearest station

Fujikyuko Line, Kawaguchiko Station

Nearest highway bus stop

Kawaguchiko eki

Nearest bus stop

Yamanashi Hoseki Hakubutsukan, Kawaguchiko (Yamanashi Gem Museum at Kawaguchiko)

Transportation details

By car: 10 minutes from Kawaguchiko IC, Chuo Expressway.
By bus: 10 minutes from Kawaguchiko Station, Fujikyuko Line.





Rest room 

Can be enjoyed in wet weather


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Opening Hours

March to October: 9:00am-5:30pm(Last admission 5:00pm)/ November to February 9:30 am to 5:00pm(Last admission 4:30 pm)

Closing Days

Wednesdays (if Wednesday is a holiday, it is open.), New Year holidays, Golden Week holidays, No closing from July to August


Adult:600yen Elementary and Junior High school student: 300yen Under Elementary student:Free *Group rates are available

Other information

Opening Hours March through October 9:00am-5:30pm November through February 9:30am-5:00pm

Service in other languages is available

Foreign language assistance


Accepted credit cards

VISA|MasterCard|JCB|American Express|Diners Club

Universal Design

Assistance dogs allowed  Infant facilities  Wheelchair user participation  No steps   Parking for wheelchair visitors  Rest room for wheelchair users  Automatic door for major entrances  Wheelchair rental 

This information is current as of November 29, 2018
The contents are subject to change without prior notification.
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