Abiko Bird Museum
Chiba: Museum
Abiko Bird Museum: Chiba
Chiba / Museum
Open 9:30am-4:30pm. Closed Mondays.
Admission Y300 (adults)
Average visit time: 15-40 minutes

Located on the north shore of Teganuma Lake, around 45 minutes from central Tokyo, the museum focuses on the avian wildlife of the lake as well as the world of birds in general. After a visit to the museum you can stroll along the lakeshore trail and observe the local birds in their natural habitat.

Abiko-shi, Chiba, Konoyama 234-3.
25-minute walk, or bus or taxi from Abiko or Tennodai station (JR Joban line); buses run infrequently
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