This museum and culture center in Shiraoicho was built by Japan's central government to promote and develop the Ainu culture.
Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum
This museum in Nibutani displays items of folk art alongside artifacts from daily life, in order to hand down the history of the local Ainu people.
Biratori Onsen Yukara
This facility offers accommodation and natural hot spring baths featuring carbonated hot water. It also has a display of traditional Ainu craft products.
To reach Nibutani from Tokyo, flights from Haneda Airport to New Chitose Airport take 90 minutes. From there, it takes about one hour by car.