Omuta Coal Industry and Science Museum


1. Dynamic tunnel (simulated mine shaft): Experience the operation of a coal mine in a shaft 400m beneath the Ariake Sea. See the impressive array of real mining machinery firsthand, including a giant coal digging machine and an electric locomotive to convey coal.
2. Moving Image Hall: Watch short movies about Omuta City’s modernization heritage and learn the history and important events that shaped the Japan’s largest coal mining town, Omuta. There are three programs: 16, 20, and 40 minutes long.
3. Let’s Experiment with Energy: Learn about a variety of energies by conducting fun experiments yourselves.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 836-0037 福岡県大牟田市岬町6-23
Address 6-23 Misaki Town, Omuta City
Telephone Number 0944-53-2377
Open 9:30〜17:00
Closed Month (in the case of a holiday the next day)
Access ”By bus - Take a bus for AEON Mall from the west exit of JR Nishitetsu Omuta Station and get off at AEON Mall. About 8 minute walk from the bus stop.
By car - About 2 minute drive from Omuta IC off Ariake Engan Road.”

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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