Shiobara is known for fossil place in geology field. Fossil Leaf Park is a spot to see rare fossils dug out from Shiobara area. Fossil Leaf, the name of the facility, is a fossil of leaf, which found so clear that you can see fine veins as a fossil exceptionally in good preservation, the center of attention by institutions. Not only for children but also adults enjoy the facility, because of a lot of exhibitions such as fossils of insects and animals dug out from Shiobara area and overseas’ minerals etc. It also has selling of fossils dug out and the events to crack a ore of fossil leaf and enjoy finding fossils.
Fossil Leaf Park
- Entrance fee
- April-November Adults: 500yen Children: 300 yen December- March Adults:450 yen Children: 250 yen Group discount over 20 people: 10% OFF, 40 people: 20% OFF ※50 JPY OFF for ages over 65
- Business hours
- All year round, 9:00-16:30 (Apr-Oct), 9:00-16:00(Nov-Mar)
- Shiobara 472, Nasu-Shiobara city, Tochigi
- Take Yu-bus and get off at Shiobara/Kamisani Fossil Leaf Park 5 mintutes on foot