Famous Museums in Sapporo-shi

The museums in Sapporo-shi give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Sapporo-shi with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Sapporo-shi. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Sapporo-shi.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Sapporo-shi.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Sapporo-shi:

  1. Maruyama Zoo

    Zoo, Specialty Museum

    The Maruyama Zoo is simply where the fauna from all over the world is placed lovingly in Sapporo. The Zoo is home to Polar Bears, Squirrel Monkeys, Giraffes Hippopotamus, Reptiles, raptors among other animals and also has special museums for tropical animals, apes and kangaroos. If you are travelling with children, the place will keep your tiny tots busy with educational tours with trained care...Read more
  2. Sapporo Beer Museum

    4.2 (1036 Votes)
    Sapporo Beer Museum

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Specialty Museum

    The Sapporo Beer Museum is every beer lover’s paradise with crafted beers being their highlight. The tour of the place is free and will take you around the process of brewing beer, its various types and induced flavors. Taste from its old beers which date back to manufacturing since the 1870’s! After the tour, you can pay a visit to the Beer tasting room and if you feel like, buy yo...Read more
  3. Hitsujigaoka Observatory

    3.8 (325 Votes)
    Hitsujigaoka Observatory

    Museum, View Point, Observatory, Food And Drinks

    Offering a scenic view of the outskirts of Sapporo, the Hitsujigaoka Observatory is perhaps one of the few places you simply can’t get tired off. The popular hill is a loved tourist spot to enjoy the view of the hills and the bronze statue of Dr. William S. Clark pointing towards the stunning spectacle, adds a little more charm to its beauty. The place has a restaurant, café, museu...Read more
  4. Historical Village Of Hokkaido

    Museum, Village

    A well maintained collection of buildings is safely placed in the Historical Village of Hokkaido and is nothing short of a walk in the city’s memorable past. The whole place is offers a rare old-world experience and you can even use the preferred way of going around the city by using horse-carriages and Pony rides. Highlights include: Museums which includes historic buildings and artifac...Read more
  5. Sapporo Art Museum Park

    4.1 (227 Votes)
    Sapporo Art Museum Park


    The Sapporo Art Museums has a wide variety of modern, historic and contemporary art all merges under one roof. The open-air museum which is a pleasure to experience during winters is open for free (only during winter season) and is loved for its colorful life-size art pieces which are spread all across its grounds. The indoor museums showcase a number of exhibitions all year round and also arra...Read more
  6. Sapporo Winter Sports Museum

    Museum, Entertainment

    Know everything about the legacy of Olympics at the Sapporo Winter Sports Museum. The place is loved for its collection of documents, pictures, game simulation zone, and offers inside information on the competition including the rules, the equipment used and facts of athletes which competed in the Winter Olympics. Highlight include: Game Simulation/Experience Zone The memorabilia are simply s...Read more
  7. Chitose Tsurusake Museum

    3.7 (88 Votes)
    Chitose Tsurusake Museum

    Specialty Shop, Specialty Museum

    Learn all about the process of making Japan’s finest Sake- from the produce used to the technology and distillery essentials which make Sake a favorite drink among locals. The place offers free tour of the museums and you can see up-close how the distillery works. The tour winds up with a tasting of some of the best Sake in Sapporo. Highlights include: Sake tasting Sake shop where you ca...Read more
  8. Hokkaido Museum Of Modern Art

    Art Museum

    The Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art is one of the best way to explore the art-works of local Japanese artists. You can see a range of paintings from Hokkaido painters and sculptors including Tamako Kataoka, Eien Iwahashi, Kinjiro Kida and Nissho Kanda among others and truly get into the skin of the city’s art pulse. Highlights include: Glass artwork from the modern period ‘School of ...Read more
  9. Sapporo Science Center

    4.1 (92 Votes)
    Sapporo Science Center

    Science Museum

    Sapporo Science Centre is one of the most popular urban spots in the city. The Sapporo Science Centre is perfect if you have a curious mind or simply are travelling with children and looking for a place where they can learn during their travels. The place has over 200 exhibits and is has its own artificial snow machine and Aurora generator. Highlights include: Astronomy & Earth Science Cor...Read more
  10. Hokkaido Museum

    4.2 (73 Votes)
    Hokkaido Museum

    Exhibition , Natural History Museum

    The Hokaido Musuem Morino Charenge showcases the history of the anthropology in this region dating back to the culture of the Ainu tribes and its successors. Travel through time as you see the artefacts and documents and unfold the stories of the tribe’s journey through Japan and all that followed to make the city its present day self. Highlights include: Rare fossils including those of ...Read more
  11. Sapporo City Museum

    3.9 (75 Votes)
    Sapporo City Museum

    Museum, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Originally built in 1926 and used as a court, the building was converted to the present day Sapporo City Museum in 1973. Today, the museum is loved for its structured architecture, minimalistic yet regal layout and a walk inside to see Sapporo’s treasure is a perfect way to experience its story. Highlights include: 1972 Winter Olympic exhibition Cultural reference room Criminal court exh...Read more
  12. Historical Museum Of Hokkaido  Image

    History Museum, Exhibition

    The Historical Museum Of Hokkaido with its extensive interpretative local historical exhibits, exhibits on nature as well as Ainu culture and lifestyle, will give you a fist hand insight of the local and natural history of the region. Visiting the Historical Museum Of Hokkaido you will learn about the integral relationship between the people and the natural environment and also the lifestyle of...Read more
  13. Leaflet Muse

    4 (49 Votes)
  14. Museum
  15. White Lover Park

    4.1 (8 Votes)
    Japan, 〒063-0052 Hokkaidō, Sapporo-shi, Nishi-ku, Miyanosawa 2 Jō, 2 Chome−11, 宮の沢2-2-11-36
    Museum, Amusement Park