Hoshi no Bunka-kan


Hoshi no Bunka-kan is an observatory which houses a reflecting telescope with one of the largest aperture in Kyushu. On sunny day, visitors can observe celestial bodies even in daytime. In the facility, there are also a lodge with nine guest rooms and a European restaurant, Kitajujisei so that visitors can observe stars well for a night. The materials concerning stars are available there.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 834-0201 福岡県八女市星野村10828-1
Address 10816-5 Hoshino Village, Yame City, Fukuoka
Telephone Number 0943-52-3000(星の文化館)
Contact Hoshi no Bunka-kan
Fax Number 0943-52-3001
Open 10:30am - 10pm (Admission by 9:30pm)
Closed Tuesdays (Open during the New Year’s Holidays and schools’ spring and summer holidays)
Car Park Available; 80 vehicles
Access By train - About 60 minute drive from JR Hainuzuka Station
By car - About a 40 minute drive from the Yame Interchange off the Kyushu Expressway
Website http://www.hoshinofurusato.com

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


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