Events / art

Upopoy Night Museum

Dec 23 - Feb 18

Introducing "Obake no Maru and Some Beautiful Words" (published by Chunan Publishing Co., Ltd.) and interactive digital art experiences created by the creative company Naked, Inc., where visuals change based on the visitors' actions. The exhibition layout is designed to make learning the Ainu language enjoyable.

The picture book "Obake no Maru and Some Beautiful Words" (written by Reiko Nakai, illustrated by Keitaro Bun) is set in Upopoy (the National Ainu Museum and Park), and it was released on April 24, 2020, along with the multilingual version titled "Marl the Ghost and Some Beautiful Words."

Opening Hours Information

9:00 - 17:00

Closed on Mondays. 

Closed on December 29 to January 3, January 9 and February 13.
Open on January 8, February 5 and February 12.


Adults ¥1200; High School Students ¥600; Junior High School Students and Under, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free.


National Ainu Museum

1-2-3 Wakakusacho, Shiraoigun Shiraoicho, Hokkaido 059-0902


10 minute walk from the North exit of Shiraoi Station on the JR Muroran line.