National Museum of Nature and Science, Taito

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Discover the wonders of the natural world on a tour of National Museum of Nature and Science. Founded in 1871, the museum boasts a variety of exhibitions and interactive displays focused on the natural history of Japan, as well as the rest of the world. Visit the Japanese gallery and acquaint yourself with the history of living things on the islands, or explore the global display to learn about evolution, scientific progress, and animal life. View the stuffed body of Hachiko, the legendary dog and subject of the eponymous movie, a fragment of the Nantan meteorite, a World War II fighter plane, and numerous other permanent and temporary collections. Put National Museum of Nature and Science on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Tokyo trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • This museum is huge! Large footprint spread out on many floors, you could spends hours and possibly days browsing the National Museum of Nature and Science. Of course it would be time well spent as yo...  more »
  • A great museum but to see it all in one day would be a big challenge. And it is not necessary either. The collection is broken up in several parts throughout the building so you can select just parts ...  more »
  • A must if you love science and nature. Quite a huge museum. All fees included. Went for the 3 D movie for 10mins but in Japanese inside a round ball. Lots of collections and educational facts. We spen...  more »
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  • Absolutely worth the trip! There's 2 sections to visit and plan your time wisely! My friends and I spent like 6 hours there and we didn't even finish the exhibition! Must go! There isn't much English explanations available there but it's still quite an eye opener.
  • Cool place, lots of things to discover. You can easily spend a whole day here. It's targeted at children, but also fun as an adult. Most is in Japanese, though some explanations are offered in English, too. I'd recommend about half a day or more to fully experience it.
  • You can spend the whole day here learning about the history of Japan, technology, and the world! Plan sufficient time for your trip here. I recommend renting the self-guided tour devices which can be found outside the museum shop for 320 yen. Plan at least 4 hours here.
  • Really nice museum for science with really cool displays and exhibits. I would recommend the English tour if you're looking for something more than a walk about, as most of the written information is Japanese only.
  • Great museum with an awesome play area for kids...if you get here as soon as they open. Don't bother coming with your kids in the afternoon as the play area has a daily admission cap. My kids, along with a bunch of other kids, we're very disappointed (some even crying). Wish I knew before trekking out.

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