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Museum of Aeronautical Sciences, Shibayama-machi

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Science Museum
At Museum of Aeronautical Sciences, see how Japanese aviation has changed over time. At one of the most popular exhibits, you can enter and explore plane simulators for several aircrafts. Visit the observation deck on the third floor with a view of a nearby airport. The restaurant on the fourth floor also gives a good view of airplanes landing and taking off, while the fifth floor features a model of a flight control tower. Commentaries and displays are in Japanese. Around the museum, green areas with smaller aircrafts on display serve as pleasant picnic areas. Arrange to visit Museum of Aeronautical Sciences and other attractions in Shibayama-machi using our Shibayama-machi trip itinerary planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We recently spent time in Japan and, while staying in Narita, found this great museum near Narita International Airport. My husband is a pilot, and our 7 year old son loves flying/planes, and this mus...  more »
  • Feels a bit dated, but still if you have an interest in aeronautics it's well worth checking this place out. One highlight is the viewing platform, where you can watch the planes coming in and out of ...  more »
  • From the outside this place looks very promising. Many real aircrafts and helicopters on display outdoors. Inside some interesting experiments to discover. Unfortunately English translation or guided ...  more »
Google
  • A great aviation display of retired planes used in Japan! Awesome fun for the little (& big) kids to jump in & have a go at the controls!
  • So much history, and to be able to board some of these aircraft is amazing!
  • Very interesting, comfortable and nice museum.
  • Japanese aviation is very good, and you can learn more about it here!
  • Interesting