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SPRI Polar Directory


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Fuji Antarctic Museum

Address: Nagoya
Year of foundation: This museum has been established on the historic icebreaker Fuji.

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Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples

Address: Shiomi 313-1, Abashiri, Hokkaido 093-0042
Telephone: +81-152-45-3888.

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Kokuritsu Kagaku Hakubutsukan [National Science Museum]

[National Science Museum]
Address: 7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Year of foundation: 1872
Collections: Extensive natural history collections with some polar material.

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Shirase Antarctic Expedition Memorial Museum

Address: Kurokawa, Konoura-machi, Akita-ken 018-0302
Telephone: +81-184-38-3765
Fax: +81-184-38-3762
Collections: Set up in commemoration of Shirase's historic Antarctic expedition, 1910-12.

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