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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  • 1 times in half a year visit with children. Too wide 見kiremasenn every time, but really enjoys children. And many specimens and taxidermy exhibits, is a sight to see. In the morning playground play little compass that is quite crowded so reservations are required.
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  • Anyway nice video work the Earth Museum on the first floor of Earth history Navigator. Think it's depicted in animation, good earth, origin of life, the birth of humanity very clearly, accumulation of this miracle of 4600000000 years, "today" he was alive and now couldn't stop tears with emotion. Also from opening until closing one day just watching and would never get bored. I think a masterpiece really want to all mankind.
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  • We recommend hotel is divided into two of the Japan Pavilion and Earth pavilion theme exhibition also boasts around quickly and takes more than three hours, so time is it possible with room to spare. Human evolution exhibit, exhibit of dinosaur fossils is liked personally.
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  • It was pretty good but not great. I did still enjoy it. It did have lots of good dioramas and interesting stuffed animals. Although I'm pretty good with Japanese I noticed that there is not much English. This is a Japanese museum so fair enough but if you are traveling there and can't read Japanese this won't help you.
  • Truly one of the best museums I've been to. I really enjoyed the way the exhibits were displayed and thoughtfully explained. I truly appreciated this museum as one of the highlights of my time in Japan. There is so much to do here, as there are 6 floors to explore. I recommend getting here early, or coming on a Friday or Saturday when they are open until 8, rather than 5, if you plan to get it all done in one go.
  • Beautiful place with amazing exhibits. There are lots of dinosaur fossils in the basement. It's a huge place spread over two buildings with vast exhibits. The museum mainly focuses on the natural history. The museum is divided into Global gallery and Japan gallery. The Japan gallery provides anthropological, geological, geographical and scientific look at the natural history of the Japanese islands. The exhibits in the Global gallery portray the Earth's natural history, technological advances and the various animal species found on Earth. Most of the information panels are in English as well. A great place for kids to learn and enjoy.
  • Perfect to go with kids of all ages. So many things to do and see! With a huge library and play center with educational games on the top floor, your kids won't get bored and will learn stuff at the same time. For adults, the permanent exhibitions can be a bit disappointing. Other musemus in the area, will worth your time and money better.
  • Enormous museum for curios people with especially comprehensive range of basic physics and chemical demonstrations, and do not forget dinosaurs. Sitting T-Rex is unique :)
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