Volcano Science Museum: An Interactive Look at an Active Volcano – HOKKAIDO LOVE!

Mount Usu is an active volcano that has erupted as recently as 2000. With glass floor exhibits and geological specimens, this interactive museum offers a fascinating insight into the workings of volcanoes. Learn about how Mount Usu erupts and the various natural phenomena caused by its eruptions, including the formation of Lake Toya in the Toya caldera. The museum is in Toya-Usu UNESCO Global Geopark and just a short walk from beautiful geothermal sites that are a must-see as well!

Volcano Science Museum

142-5 Toyako Onsen, Toyako-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido