The following is a list of some of the interesting museums around Tottori:

  • Sand Museum
    See the sand dune page for admission details
  • Tottori Prefectural Museum
    Hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (until 19:00 during some exhibitions)
    Closed: Mondays (or Tue if Mon is a holiday), Dec 29 to Jan 3
    Admission: 180 yen (permanent exhibition)
  • Yamabikokan
    Hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (entry until 16:30)
    Closed: Mondays (or Tue if Mon is a holiday), Dec 29 to Jan 3
    Admission: 300 yen (permanent exhibition), 500 yen (special exhibitions)
  • Tottori Folk Craft Museum
    Hours: 10:00 to 17:00
    Closed: Wednesdays (or Thu if Wed is a holiday), New Year holidays
    Admission: 500 yen

Getting there and around

Sand Museum

The sand museum is located next to the Tottori Sand Dunes. Please see the sand dune page for access details.

Tottori Prefectural Museum

The prefectural museum is located close to the Tottori Castle Ruins. Please see the castle ruin page for access details.

Yamabikokan

Take the red line of the 100 Yen Kururi Bus from Tottori Station and get off at bus stop number 17 near the museum. The bus ride takes about 20 minutes and costs 100 yen. Buses depart every 20 minutes. Alternatively, the museum is a 30 minute walk from the station.

Folk Craft Museum

The Tottori Folk Craft Museum is only a short walk from Tottori Station.

How to get to and around Tottori

Hotels around Tottori

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    • Kansuitei Kozeniya
      Mid-range
      Close to Myoyo-ji Temple, Kansuitei Kozeniya is situated in Tottori and has a hot spring bath and garden. It is set 48 km from Daijoji Temple and offers luggage storage space. The ryokan features rooms with air conditioning, free private parking and free WiFi. All units at the ryokan are fitted with a flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. There is a private bathroom with bath in some units, along with slippers, a hair dryer and free toiletries. At the ryokan, every unit is fitted with bed linen and towels. Tottori Sand Dunes is 7.4 km from the ryokan, while Ajiro-k? is 16 km from the property. The nearest airport is Tottori Airport, 9 km from Kansuitei Kozeniya.
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    • Ryokan Marumo
      Budget-friendly
      Only a 5-minute walk from JR Tottori Train Station, Ryokan Marumo offers Japanese-style accommodations with traditional garden views. Free Wi-Fi is available at the lobby and guests can soothe in the spacious public hot-spring bath. The rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. Each comes with a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. Japanese Yukata robes are provided for all guests. Room includes a private toilet but bathrooms are shared. Ryokan Marumo is a 15-minute drive away from Tottori Sand Dunes and a 10-minute drive from Jinpukaku Hall. Tottori Airport is a 20-minute drive away. Photocopying services and a safety deposit box is available at the front desk. Luggage storage is offered as well, and ironing facilities and a trouser press can be borrowed. Free parking is on-site. A Japanese set-menu is served for breakfast. A traditional multi-course dinner can be requested but is subject to availability. Meals are served at the dining room.
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    • Green Rich Hotel Tottori Ekimae (Artificial hot spring Futamata Yunohana)
      Mid-range
      Green Rich Hotel Tottori Ekimae (Artificial hot spring Futamata Yunohana) is located in Tottori, within 48 km of Daijoji Temple and 6.9 km of Tottori Sand Dunes. This 3-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space. The accommodation provides a sauna, hot spring bath, restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a kettle, a bidet, free toiletries and a desk. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower, a hairdryer and slippers. Guests at the hotel can enjoy a buffet breakfast. Ajiro-k? is 15 km from Green Rich Hotel Tottori Ekimae (Artificial hot spring Futamata Yunohana), while Arayu is 36 km away. The nearest airport is Tottori Airport, 8 km from the accommodation.
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    • Y Pub & Hostel Tottori
      Budget-friendly
      Y Pub & Hostel Tottori has a shared lounge, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Tottori. The property is around 48 km from Daijoji Temple, 6.7 km from Tottori Sand Dunes and 15 km from Ajiro-k?. The accommodation features a shared kitchen and free WiFi. At the hostel, the rooms have a balcony. Featuring a shared bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at Y Pub & Hostel Tottori also feature a city view. All rooms have bed linen. Arayu is 36 km from the accommodation, while Shamine Tottori is 400 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Tottori Airport, 8 km from Y Pub & Hostel Tottori.
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    • Super Hotel Tottori Ekimae
      Mid-range
      Set within 48 km of Daijoji Temple and 7.4 km of Tottori Sand Dunes, Super Hotel Tottori Ekimae offers rooms in Tottori. With a shared lounge, the 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. Private parking is available on site. At the hotel, each room includes a desk and a flat-screen TV. At Super Hotel Tottori Ekimae all rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels. Ajiro-k? is 16 km from the accommodation, while Arayu is 36 km away. The nearest airport is Tottori Airport, 9 km from Super Hotel Tottori Ekimae.
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    • Drop Inn Tottori
      Budget-friendly
      Drop Inn Tottori is situated in the centre of Tottori city, only a 5-minute walk from Tottori Station and a 3-minute walk from Tottori Station Bus Terminal. Tottori Airport is a 15-minute drive, while the Tottori Sand Dune is a 15-minute drive from the hotel. The accommodation boasts dormitory rooms that come equipped with single beds and storage space, a safety box and TV. Guests will also find power sockets and USB sockets, as well as small shelves and clothes hangers for their convenience. All rooms are locked automatically, and guests can enter their rooms with card keys. Every floor features 2 toilets, 2 shower rooms and a powder room. Laundry machines can be found on the 2nd and 4th floors. Free bath amenities such as makeup removers, cotton pads, hair dryers and hair straighteners are provided. The on-site cafe serves meals and beverages including alcoholic drinks.
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    • Natural Hot Spring Super Hotel Tottori Eki Kitaguchi
      Mid-range
      Set within 48 km of Daijoji Temple and 6.8 km of Tottori Sand Dunes, Natural Hot Spring Super Hotel Tottori Eki Kitaguchi offers rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Tottori. The property is situated 15 km from Ajiro-k?, 36 km from Arayu and 300 metres from Shamine Tottori. Free WiFi is available and private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. At the hotel, all rooms are fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. All guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge. Guests at Natural Hot Spring Super Hotel Tottori Eki Kitaguchi can enjoy a buffet breakfast. The accommodation offers 3-star accommodation with a hot spring bath. The nearest airport is Tottori Airport, 8 km from Natural Hot Spring Super Hotel Tottori Eki Kitaguchi.
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    • Hotel Monarque Tottori
      Mid-range
      Situated 600 metres from JR Tottori Train Station, Hotel Monarque Tottori features an indoor hot-spring bath and a restaurant. All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, LCD TV, private bathroom and toilet with washing machine. Tottori Airport is 10 km from the hotel. Jinpukaku is 1.9 km away, Tottori Sand Dunes is 7.3 km away, and Hakuto Coast is 13 km away. On-site parking is free. Guests of Hotel Monarque Tottori can enjoy a massage, relax in the hot springs, or check out the hotel's shops. Luggage can be stored at the front desk. You can enjoy a variety of meals at the restaurant "Patlier".
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    • Guest House Hamada-en
      Budget-friendly
      Offering a garden and mountain view, Guest House Hamada-en is situated in Tottori, 41 km from Daijoji Temple and 3.9 km from Tottori Sand Dunes. This 2-star guest house offers a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen. The guest house features rooms with air conditioning, free private parking and free WiFi. The guest house offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV and a shared bathroom with a hair dryer, free toiletries and bidet. At the guest house, each unit is fitted with bed linen and towels. Guests can also relax in the shared lounge area. Ajiro-k? is 8.2 km from the guest house, while Arayu is 29 km from the property. The nearest airport is Tottori Airport, 10 km from Guest House Hamada-en.
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    • Tottori Washington Hotel Plaza
      Mid-range
      A 2-minute walk from Tottori Station, Washington Hotel Plaza features 2 restaurants and rooms with free wired internet. Laptop PCs are available for rent. Compact rooms are fitted with an LCD TV, a small fridge and an alarm clock. The en suite bathroom comes with a bathtub and a hairdryer, while a toothbrush and a shaving kit can be provided at the front desk. The Washington Tottori offers laundry and fax services, and arranges home deliveries. Drink vending machines are on-site, and the hotel has charged parking. The Chinese restaurant China Table offers authentic Chinese food that you can easily enjoy. The Japanese restaurant Ginza serves Japanese cuisine such as seafood from the Sea of ??Japan. Breakfast is a Japanese and Western buffet style. We have a wide selection of Japanese and Western dishes such as grilled fish, simmered dishes, bread, and salads. Please enjoy your favorite menu as much as you like. Tottori Washington Hotel Plaza is a 15-minute drive from Tottori Airport, and a 20-minute drive from the Tottori Sand Dunes.
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