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National Museum of Nature and Science, Taito

Categories: Science Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
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. Take a look at our Tokyo trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to National Museum of Nature and Science and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Guests can enjoy a dinosaur like so many times again. In the special exhibition several times let go our there any power is great too.
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  • The Tokyo Science Museum is very interesting, it gives a very strong educational and will be very appreciated of the children, or even parents who have gaps ;) The Museum is big enough in the end, if we want to do this entirely by reading quite often, it takes at least 2 hours. There is a part on the universe and the creation of the world which is very beautiful with projections on the walls and interactive tools, also to see 3D. Some things are a bit "unusual" for a museum on the natural sciences. To do in bad weather, or after a stroll in Ueno Park.
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  • Dinosaur borns are a magnet for kids. This place has many fossils compared to most of the Natural history museums in US and its free for kids! 
  • Very modern and well made museum with lots of information and interactive games for kids. Entrance fee for adults 620 Yen. Audio guide 310 yen. I found don't speak japanese get the English audio guide as most descriptions are only in japanese
  • Great museum. Most of the facts and details are in japanese of course, however there is a lot in english and tons of hands-on science learning tools for kids, even adults.
  • Recently built museum, clean and tidy. Kids will love it here :-) Price is very very good compared to Science Museums in the USA. These museums and parks in these areas depend a lot on donations that can be placed in statues throughout these parks and museums.
  • A very big museum but nothing is written in english. You can just see the things but not know its history.
  • We really liked this big museum. So big that we didn't see the whole thing. They have a spherical theatre, which was interesting even though all in Japanese. The display showing how the world has changed since the creation of the universe right through to today was quite good and helped our kids understand it all.
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