The earth was given birth by chance in this vast universe. This planet is blessed with forests and water, it is a miracle planet, on which diverse life exists in symbiosis. Kiseki no Hoshi Botanical Museum provides opportunities to observe the creation of the nature, and to learn about and appreciate the beauty and the wonder of nature. We hope that you will enjoy these natural treasures and think about the importance of caring for our natural world.
Exhibition spaces felt by”5-senses” and spaces that proposes lifestyle of “Coexistence”.
There are impression and discovery new even if visiting when.
This modern dry garden, contains of succulents plants and cacti that thrive in deserts. Look at the various shapes and forms of the plants. Many ideas for industrial design have been inspired by observation of nature.
The tropics are a place for bright colors. This summer garden uses plants leaves and flowers for color display. There plant materials are heat tolerant, even in the harsh summer conditions of Osaka Bay area.
Life with flowers and greenery. In this space, we introduce traditional lifestyle and gardening culture, developed in Japan through our culture of coexistence with nature, while at the same time proposing gardens that reflect regional and traditional characteristics. There are numerous hints about modern, yet traditional Japanese gardens featuring KAWARA roof tiles and clay walls.
Plants that are not only fragrant but colorful provide various healing effects on us through the five senses. This is the “Five senses Garden” created through the collaboration of various elements, including plants, light, water and art. The entire Healing Garden is designed to sharpen your five senses.
This area is intended to be a space for exchanges between flowers and people, as well as amongst people. There are 6 flower shows over the course of a year, including one that reports on flower cultures from all over the world, a beautiful orchid exhibition and a Christmas event. This area changed each time you visit. There also are parties, concerts and wedding ceremonies held amid the flora here.
Plants can grow even in the deepest shade. Here, you will find shade tolerant plants such as ferns, begonias and gesneriads in the water falling cave. You will see some of these plants can be grown indoors using artificial lights.
The more urban our society becomes, the more we need indoor atrium spaces. The atrium display demonstrates new plant materials that are suitable for such circumstances, and plant growing techniques.
We opened “Rose Garden”, “Rose Patio”, and “Rose Walk”. Visitors are able to enjoy 200 varieties of roses such as modern rose, old rose etc., and also learn about how to decorate a garden with roses, here. In the “KINOKO Village”, “Vegetable tunnel” and “Kitchen garden”, visitors are able to have a nature experience by playing with a lot of artwork.
The Yunnan Province in western China, is a treasure trove of plants. Many plants from Yunnan have been introduced to the West, changing Western gardens dramatically. Here you will see these ornamental introduction- and rare plants-from the province.
- ・The nearest train station is JR Maiko Stn,. From there take the express bus to “Awaj Yumebutai”
- ・For those that come with JR Shinkansen(Bullet Train), get off at Shin-Kobe. Then take the express bus directed to “Awaji Yumebutai”, which is available approximately once an hour.
- ・from Kobe and Osaka-
Take the Kobe-Awaji-Naruto expressway into Awaji Island and exit at Awaji IC. Turn left for Sumoto at the first traffic light and follow route 28 south for 5 minutes.
- ・form Shikoku(Tokushima)-
Take the Kobe-Awaji-Naruto expressway and exit at Higashiura IC. Turn left at the first intersection. Turn left at the second traffic light and take route 28 north for 10 minutes.
- ・”Awaji Jenova Line” connects between Akashi-port take taxi(8minutes)or a bus for Sumoto and get off at “Awaji Yumebutai”
Kiseki no Hoshi Botanical museum
Yumebutai4,awaji-shi , Hyogo , Japan 656-2306
at Awaji Yumebutai in Hyogo Prefecture
10a.m.-6 p.m.(Last admission 5:30)
-Closed every Twice a year-
￥350 (group ￥280)
￥750 (group ￥600) ※Special Exhibition/Jan. to Mar. , Sept. to Nov.
￥700 (group ￥560)
￥1500 (group ￥1200)※Special Exhibition/Jan. to Mar. , Sept. to Nov.
※Groups rates are for 20 or more persons.
※Senior rates apply to people over 70 years old. Proof of age is required.
※Free admission for elementary and junior hight scool students.
※Combined ticket for Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park is available.