Eating & Shopping

Prison meals

Please take the opportunity of your visit to Abashiri Prison Museum to taste the prison meals. As you see in the photos below, these meals seem to be conventional lunch sets, but we offer the unique experience of authentic prison meals. Go to the page of “Having a Prison Meal” »
Place: Cafeteria of the Futamigaoka Branch, Abashiri Prison (Nationally Important Cultural Property)

Cafeteria

The renovated Kangoku Cafeteria opened on February 1, 2017.
A vending machine was set up that makes it convenient for international visitors to purchase meal tickets. There are 85 seats. Light streaming from the vaulted ceiling helps to create a pleasant space. A wooden deck was added to the cafeteria.
Hours 11:00 - 15:30 (last call: 14:30)
Place Kangoku Cafeteria (Note: People who are not visitors to the museum can also use the cafeteria.)

Tea room in the Administration Building of the original Abashiri Prison

This tea room is in the Administration Building of the original Abashiri Prison, a nationally important cultural property. The tea room is adjacent to a library.
Hours 9:00 - 18:00

Museum shop

Abashiri Prison Museum runs a shop in the Administration Building of the original Abashiri Prison, a nationally important cultural property. The museum shop sells guidebooks, publications of the museum and items produced by prison inmates.
Hours open 9:00 - 17:40
Place: Administration Building of the original Abashiri Prison (Nationally Important Cultural Property)

Souvenir shop

The souvenir shop sells local marine products, gifts, souvenirs, popular confections and more.