Aso Volcano Museum

Aso Volcano Museum information

Aso-san Area , Japan
1930-1 Akamizu
+81 967 967 34 2111
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admission ¥840, parking ¥410
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This unique museum has a real-time video feed from inside the active crater, informative English-language brochures and audioguides (free) and a video presentation of Aso friends showing off.

Opposite the museum, you can go hiking on Kusasenri , a grassy meadow with two 'lakes' in the flattened crater of an ancient volcano. It's postcard-perfect on a clear day. Just off the road from the museum to Aso town is the perfectly shaped cone of Kome-zuka (954m), another extinct volcano.