Tsukuba Space Center, Tsukuba

Cosmonauts-at-heart will enjoy exploring the base of the Japan's space-faring operations and research at Tsukuba Space Center. Take a tour of the facility, admiring the space station test building, and an exhibit hall featuring such vehicles as the H-II Transfer Vehicle, and a full-size mock-up of the KIBO module, currently in use on the International Space Station. Take a free guided tour to glean in-depth information regarding the activities being undertaken at the center. Put Tsukuba Space Center and other Tsukuba attractions into our Tsukuba day trip planning website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Small, 2 children. Maybe for like a child, but a small child a bit difficult. Good facilities but still feel the space. Keep the steering is so severe.
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  • Free car parking and free entrance. Lots of interaction for children plenty of informative display cards . We went independently but there are lots of organise tours. Anyone interested in any thing to...  more »
  • Astronaut training experience participated. 1 week prior to reservation ahead of time transfer, and reasonable because the hurdle is higher is 1 trial about 1000 yen. With a friend we just participated in two, but participants believe it or not. Training in an orange jumpsuit worn as will be provided. Also is prohibited to post photos and photo shoot location, please note. Training a child to do something difficult. You remember the contents of the space brothers, good even for adults. Exhibition Hall were once a 1-hour tour by us. Very easy to understand and to various doubts and questions were answered. What's more amazing is that all space astronaut experience but is free. So far worth might be hard to not come. This is the place I want out more popular.
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With modern complexes serving the city's science conferences and visitors, Tsukuba has a fair share of places to stay. Hospitable, well-equipped, Western-style hotels surround the train station and major museums; choose from budget to business hotel and make the most of the convenient access to the city's science attractions. If looking for something a bit different during your Tsukuba holiday, head to one of the hot spring onsen lodgings farther north of the city, toward Mount Tsukuba.
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