Kawaguchi dam Natural energy Museum

Must See!

Touch and study the exhibition of futuristic objects like digital arts, robots and more!
Micro Hydroelectric Digital Display Board / Exhibition location:Outdoor exhibition


There is a micro hydroelectric facility on the way to the museum from the the parking lot. You can look at water flowing through the turbine. The amount of electricity generated by the facility is shown on the digital display board.

Water Turbine Runner / Exhibition location:Outdoor exhibition

waterwheel_runnerOn display are two turbine runners used for the water power generation at Kawaguchi dam. You can touch and imagine how powerful the water flow is.

Solar Power Digital Display Board / Exhibition location:Outdoor exhibition

guidePaneruPVThere is a solar panel facility on the roof of the repair factory across the road from the museum. Check how much electricity is generated depending on the weather.

Micro Windmill Electric System / Exhibition location:Outdoor exhibition

small_wind_power_generationIn front of the museum are a savonius windmill and a propeller windmill. The both of them are hybrids with solar panels and revolve smoothly.

Hand Generated Information Board / Exhibition location:Outdoor exhibition

guidePaneru_damTurn the hand generator crank if you want to hear the audio guidance of the museum and Kawaguchi dam.

Indigo Dyed Cedar / Exhibition location:Outdoor exhibition

siboriAttached to the outside wall of the museum are two large pieces of Japanese cedar board dyed with Japan Blue, Awa Indigo. The traditional wood shaving technique called “Naguri” has created the waving surface with subtle shading. The color shade will change with changing reflections of light.