MieMu: “Mie’s Whales and Dolphins”


2022/06/06 Monday Announcements, Culture and Leisure

The Mie Prefectural Museum will hold a special exhibition on dolphins and whales: “Atsumare!  Mie no Kujira to Iruka-tachi (集まれ!三重のクジラとイルカたち)”.

Since a long time ago, Mie has been a region with a deep relationship with the sea.  Many whales live and migrate to the seas of Mie.  This is a special exhibition where you can learn about Mie’s whales and dolphins, as well as fishing techniques and sea-related festivals.

  1. Period: July 2 (Saturday) to November 11 (Sunday) 2022

*Closed every Monday except July 18th and July 19th (Tuesday)

  1. Exhibition hours: from 9 am to 5 pm (entry allowed until 4:30 pm)
  2. Location: Mie General Museum (MieMu) 3rd Floor Exhibition Hall, Tsu-shi Isshinden Kozubeta 3060
  3. Entrance fee:
    1. Whale exhibit admission only: Adults – 800 yen, Students above high school – ¥480, Students below high school – Free
    2. Whale Exhibition + Regular Admission: Adults – ¥1,050, Students above high school – ¥630, Students below high school – Free
  4. Exhibition contents
  • First Chapter: Ise Bay that nurtures a lot of snails (Takusan no Sunameri wo Hagukumu Isewan – たくさんのスナメリを育む伊勢湾)
  • Second Chapter: The Whales Arriving at Kumano-nada (Kumano-nada ni Yattekuru Kujiratachi – 熊野灘にやってくるクジラたち)
  • Third chapter: The relationship between whales and humans (Kujira to hitobito no Kakawari)

There are also free seminars (pre-registration required).

For more details, see MieMu’s flyer by clicking here.

Contact (service in Japanese only)

Mieken Sougo Hakubutsukan (三重県総合博物館) – MieMu

Tsu-shi Isshinden Kozubeta 3060

TEL: 059-228-2283

Email: MieMu@pref.mie.lg.jp

2022 Travel Discount “Mie-toku Travel Coupon” 3rd Edition

2022/06/06 Monday Announcements, Culture and Leisure


The 2022 third edition of the “Mie-toku Travel Coupon” will be held, discounting the value of travel within Mie Prefecture.  In this third edition, the discount amount for weekday bookings has increased by 1,000 yen, and the number of valid prefectures has also increased.

To use the coupon this time, it will be necessary to present the “vaccination history (3rd dose)” or a “negative coronavirus test result” valid on the day of departure.

If the coronavirus situation in Mie Prefecture worsens, a limit on the use of coupons, or even cancellation / postponement of services related to the coupon may be imposed.

  1. Period of use

June 1 (Wednesday) to June 30, 2022 (Thursday)

Valid for checkouts made until July 1st (Friday)

For more details, see the  “Mie-toku Travel Coupon Registration Location List” (Mie-toku Travel Coupon Moushikomi-saki Ichiran -みえ得トラベルクーポン申込先一覧)

  1. Promotion valid prefectures

Trips to Mie, Aichi, Gifu, Shizuoka, Shiga, Quioto, Wakayama, Fukui, Ishiyama, Toyama, Nagano and Niigata

For details, see  “List of prefectural discounts available to Mie residents “(Mie Ken-min ga Riyou Kanou na Kenminwari Ichiran – 三重県民が利用可能な県民割一覧)

  1. Online Registration
    1. Yukoyuko Net: https://www.yukoyuko.net/special/t00277
    2. Rurubu Travel: https://www.rurubu.travel/deals
    3. Jalan net: https://www.jalan.net/kanko-shien/
    4. VISIT Mie-ken: https://mie.visit-town.com/
    5. STAYNAVI: https://staynavi.direct/
    6. com: https://www.ikyu.com/special/01/area_coupon_mie_2022/?ikCo=ValueComm
    7. Yahoo! Travel: https://travel.yahoo.co.jp/feature/area_coupon_mie_2022/?ikCo=y_ValueComm
    8. Rakuten Travel: https://travel.rakuten.co.jp/special/pref-trip/
  1. Contact (service in Japanese only)

Mie-toku Travel Coupon Jimukyoku (service in Japanese only)

TEL: 050-3644-3575

From 9 am to 6 pm on weekdays

For details on other information, including the “Mie-toku Travel Chiiki Ouen Coupon”, please visit the Mie Prefecture homepage click here.