Osaka Science Museum, Osaka

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Explore four floors of interactive exhibits and displays at Osaka Science Museum, with each level dedicated to a specific subject. Designed to give children a fun and exciting introduction to the sciences, the museum covers chemistry, electricity, energy, and the universe. Be sure to check out the onsite planetarium for immersive interstellar experiences, and stop into the shop for a wealth of souvenirs and scientific activities to take home with you. Add Osaka Science Museum to your Osaka travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Osaka travel route planner.
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  • A lot of interactive exhibits which my 4yr old loved. We also did the planetarium but I'd avoid that as it's all in Japanese and it'll put you to sleep.  more »
  • The museum was in a nice modern building and that spans over 4 floors. I had read that the 4th floor had the interactive component and was the most interesting, so we headed up there first. The museum...  more »
  • I had allowed about 2+ hours for our visit. We stayed for 4 hours! This did include a planetarium show and a science demonstration, and a light lunch. There is a huge room set aside for those bringing...  more »
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  • There are 4 floors with different theme in each floor. Perfect place for family to spend time in. If you really want to enjoy each and everything in the museum, I suggest to allocate at least half an hour to one hour for each floor. Love the experience. It's included in Osaka Amazing pass!
  • It was surprisingly very entertaining and delightful experience on a very rainy and windy day in Osaka City. Great day activity for both families and couples alike. A lot of Japanese people had gone there with their dates. Some of the science experiments require you to be two people. Three floors of interactive and educating science stuff. Most explanations and descriptions are in Japanese so perhaps not the best if you don't know any Japanese or don't really understand science. They are only open until 5pm so male sure you come about two hours before if you really want to read and experience most of the stuff in there without rushing through it. Bring your university ID with you if you study in the University.
  • Right place to explore and experience science with fun learning tools. Children (& even adults) can enjoy this place. It has planetarium that show a movies several times a day. It is located in front of Osaka Museum of Art.
  • A fun place for all those who enjoy Science and like to understand how every day things work. There is more value in this if you enter using a one-day or 2 day pass. We completed this place in 40 minutes, but that was towards closing. So I'm guessing average time spent here should be around 40-60 minutes.
  • Fun place to go. A bit rough on English. But mediocre Japanese and Google translate is more than good enough to have fun.
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