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National Museum of Nature and Science (Kokuritsu Kagaku Hakubutsukan)

  • 7–20 Ueno Koen Map It
  • Ueno

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

The six buildings of the complex house everything from fossils to moon rocks—the 30-meter (98-foot) model of a blue whale perched at the entrance is a huge hit with kids. And what self-respecting science museum wouldn't have dinosaurs? Look for them in the B2F Exhibition Hall, in the newest annex. Although the museum occasionally outdoes itself with special exhibits, it's pretty conventional and provides few hands-on learning experiences. Kids seem to like it, but this is not a place to linger if your time is short.

Sight Information

Address:

7–20 Ueno Koen, Taitō-ku, Tokyo, 110-8718, Japan

Map It

Phone:

03-5777–8600

Website: www.kahaku.go.jp

Sight Details:

  • ¥620; additional fee for special exhibits
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–5

Published 12/10/2015

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