Facilities around the Okichan Theater

Main Rest House (Churaumi Plaza)

It is a rest facility which can be used integrally with the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. There is also an exhibit area which displays materials regarding the mystery of the sea of Okinawa.

Main Rest House (Churaumi Plaza)
Main Rest House (Churaumi Plaza)
Hours of Operation Normal (Oct-Feb)8:30am-6:30pm
Summer (Mar-Sep)8:30am-8:00pm
Admission fee Free of charge
Main Rest House (Churaumi Plaza)
Churaumi "Relaxation" Plaza 34 three-passenger lobby chairs (102 seats)
Churaumi "Healing" Plaza 12 sets of four-passenger table sets (48 seats)

Churaumi "Creature" Gallery

Skeletal specimen of sperm whale

The skeletal specimen of a whale hanging down from the ceiling is full of impact. See how large it is in reality.

Model of the predation of a humpback whale

The appearance of the predation of humpback whales, which cannot be seen up close, is reproduced realistically.

Immersed specimen of megamouth shark

A valuable specimen of a megamouth shark, which is rare in Japan, is exhibited. As the name indicates, it is a shark with a large mouth.

Whole genomic analysis coral on exhibit

Whole genomic analysis coral on exhibit

The living body of coral of which OIST succeeded in whole genomic analysis is displayed.
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