Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center

Basic data

Facility summary and accessibility conditions

It’s a facility that introduces the values, attractiveness, and complete picture of the Iwami Ginzan World Heritage site.
In the exhibition rooms, various items are displayed, such as models, pictures, and excavated articles.
By learning about the history and mining technology of the Iwami Ginzan, which influenced the world, it’s possible to deeply understand its values as a world heritage site.
It’s the best place to learn about the site before you engage in the actual visit.
Ramps and Braille blocks are installed.
There are no bumps inside the facility, and the display items are relatively low.

Address 1597-3 Ōmori-chō I, Ōda, Shimane
Telephone 0854-89-0183
Fax 0854-89-0089
URL http://ginzan.city.ohda.lg.jp/
E-mail http://www.webpage21e.jp/ginzan/toiawase_kanko.cgi To the mail form address
Reception hours Working hours: 8:30 - 17:30 Exhibition room working hours: 9:00 - 17:00 (last admission: 16:30) * March - November: 30 minutes extension
Regular holidays

The last Tuesday of every month and on New Year's holidays

Transportation, closest station, bus stop

From Ōda-shi Station, 13.7 km(8.5mi), around 20 minutes by car.
Iwami Kōtsū regular route buses by Kawamoto Line, Ōmori-Ōya Line, and Hiroshima Line, around 30 minutes.

Bumps at the entrance


Entrance width 147cm(57.9in)
Accessible bathroom Yes
Bathroom entrance width 100cm(39.4in)
Accessible parking space

Yes (4)

Wheelchair loaning


Multilingual information Partially available
Display items with multilingual explanation Partially available
Multilingual pamphlets Available
Staff fluent in foreign languages

Not available

Wifi connection Yes
Audio (English) guidance


Accesible data

Photo Comment
Accessible parking space Parking space and view of the facility
Ramp to the entrance A gentle slope up to the entrance
Around the reception View of the lobby around the reception
Aisle in the exhibition room Aisle in the exhibition room.
Wide enough to move around.
Inside the exhibition room View of the inside of the exhibition room
Aisle to the accessible bathroom The hallway to the bathroom is wide enough to go by a wheelchair.
Inside of accessible bathroom View of the inside of accessible bathroom
Ostmate and toilet Ostmate and toilet