Nagoya City Science Museum, Nagoya

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Enjoy a fun and educational trip to Nagoya City Science Museum, the site of the world’s largest planetarium. Spread out over three buildings, the museum underwent extensive renovation in 2012 when the new planetarium was built. View an array of interactive exhibits, most of which are suitable for children to enjoy, or catch one of the daily science shows. You can pay a visit to the massive planetarium, but be aware that the audio is only in Japanese. Make your Nagoya itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • My children pester me to visit this place and glad that we did. Very interactive activities inside but the drawback is that Japanese is the only available language. Though they have volunteers around ...  more »
  • enjoyed ourselves trying out the numerous interactive displays. appreciated the presentation of the periodic table very much. only setback for us was that the panels featured only Japanese explanation...  more »
  • Very nice but if you can't understand Japanese it is little bit difficult. But lots of things what you can try/do yourself. Planetarium was nice but also only in Japanese.  more »
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  • The science museum is really well made and there are many activities for young children can experience and learn. The interior is very spacious and each floor is separated by themes. The only down size is that there are not many explanations in English, mainly titles of each theme is explained in English. Since the museum is focused more on the Japanese audience, foreign visitors like me cannot get the full experience and learn more. For instance, the planetarium show is only explained in Japanese, so it felt like I was just staring at a starry sky during the 50min showtime. However, I feel that the many interactive activities really help children and even adults learn and understand science is much easier way.
  • The great museum that you could spend many hours in. adults and children alike enjoy. Standard 400 Yen admission for adults is very cheap for a day of fun and kids are free. Oh also free lockers so you can even go there on your way some where and dump your baggage for a while.
  • It’s interesting and not very expensive. There’s 5 floors with different hands on demos. It’s OK for adults, and absolutely great for younger kids.
  • The most useless museum for anyone who does not speak Japanese. Planetarium? Only in Japanese with Japanese subtitles. The rest of the museum - only in Japanese. The app in English? Oh, it does not actually work.
  • Science is so much fun with Nagoya city science museum. My son loves to go there again and again.

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