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Firefly Squid Museum

410 Nakagawara, Namerikawa 936-0021, Toyama Prefecture
+81 76-476-9300
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The treasure of sea,Hotaruika!

Firefly squids are the one of most famous seafood in Toyama.There is Hotaruika museum which we can... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2013
TCFL
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Toyama, Japan
Small little museum

The museum does not have much to offer for non-Japanese visitors, but do stay around for the "live... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2013
Altmeow
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Singapore
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  • Excellent24%
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  • Poor4%
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8 Sep 2013
“The treasure of sea,Hotaruika!”
4 Jun 2013
“Small little museum”
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410 Nakagawara, Namerikawa 936-0021, Toyama Prefecture
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+81 76-476-9300
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

Firefly squids are the one of most famous seafood in Toyama.There is Hotaruika museum which we can see firefly squids in Namerikawa city. We can see real firefly squids especially, at night.They gives off blue light just like diamond. You will be inpressed with the...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2013

The museum does not have much to offer for non-Japanese visitors, but do stay around for the "live demonstration" show where you get to see the firefly squid glow in a darkened room! Before that, you'll get to see a short video that showed how...More

1  Thank Altmeow
Reviewed 29 July 2012

We went there with an exchange group of high school kids from Canada and they loved it. It was very cool to see the live squid. The restaurant was excellent with a picturesque view.

2  Thank Yeremenko
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Sarah M
1 February 2016|
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Response from Bonnie P |
Hi Sarah, it appears that you'll have to book the boat trip on the 1st of March as these trips run out fairly quickly once the booking period opens. You'll be able to see the squids from the coast though, so no worries on... More
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