National Institute for Minamata Disease, Ministry of the Environment
4058-18 Hama, Minamata City,
Kumamoto, 867-0008, Japan
TEL: +81-(0)966-63-3111
FAX: +81-(0)966-61-1145

By car
    About 2 hrs from Kumamoto city, Kagoshima city and Miyazaki city;
    About 1 hr and 20 min from Hitoyoshi.

By train (to Shin-Minamata Station)
    About 2 hrs and 10 min from Fukuoka International Airport (Subway, JR Limited Express and Shinkansen)
    About 2 hrs from Hakata station (JR Limited Express and Shinkansen)
    About 40 min from Kumamoto station (Shinkansen)
    About 30 min from Kagoshima-Chuo (Shinkansen)

5.5 km from JR Shin-Minamata Station (for Shinkansen)
By taxi
    15 min.

4.6 km from JR Hisatsu Orange Railway Minamata Station (for local trains)
By taxi
    15 min.

By minakuru-bus
    About 20 min from the station to the Tonton Pass bus stop, and 12 min on foot from the bus stop.

Minamata Disease Archives
55-10 Myojin-cho, Minamata City,
Kumamoto, 867-0055, Japan
TEL: +81-(0)-966-69-2400
FAX: +81-(0)-966-62-8010

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