CULTURE.NAGANONagano Prefecture Culture and Art Information Dissemination Site

Cultural facility

Aoki Village Shinshu Insect MuseumAokimurashinshuyukan

It is located at No. 8 of the Satoyama "Jukanyama", where you can enjoy views of Shiodadaira and Asama Mountains. In the spring, the rows of mountain cherry trees create a peculiar atmosphere. There is also a large field where you can chase insects and spread your lunch. Inside the museum, you can see butterflies, moths, beetles, dragonflies, bees, flies, and flies found in Nagano Prefecture, as well as other butterflies from other prefectures. In addition, the Insect Library has more than 4,000 books, documents and pictorial books, and can be used by school children and students to researchers. Permanent galleries of insect painter Yasushi Yamada in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, as well as a photo gallery of the newly established Kurita Sadao Butterfly are also popular.

Facility data
Name of facility Aoki Village Shinshu Insect MuseumAokimurashinshuyukan
Address 〒386-1601Chiisagata District Aoki Village Tazawa 1875-6
Phone Number 0268-37-3988
Opening Hours 10: 00-17: 00, 10: 00-16: 00 (November)
closing day Tuesday, winter (mid-April to mid-April), open all day during May GW
Admission fee General (high school students and older) 300 yen, junior high school students and younger free
Parking Lot Normal 30 units, large 3 units
25 minutes by bus from JR Shinano Railway Ueda Station bound for the Aoki Terminal ・ 10 minutes by taxi from the bus, 35 minutes by car from Ueda IC on Joshinetsu Expressway ・ 30 minutes by car from Mami IC on Chuo Expressway

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