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National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

Travel Guide - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

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National Museum of Nature and Science is Japan's nationally administrated comprehensive science museum and is a central institute for research in natural history and the history of science and technology.
Its permanent exhibits are categorized into two galleries: the Japan Gallery presents the various aspects of nature in Japan under the theme of “Nature of the Japanese archipelago”. The Global Gallery houses the "History of Life on Earth", which exhibits the evolution of humans, dinosaurs, and other forms of life, the diversity of biology and the environment, the progress of science and technology, and the research of the universe and materials.
Information terminals are available in the exhibition rooms for detailed narrations in four languages: Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean. At “Tanken Hiroba” (Exploration space), you can enjoy learning about science and nature through experiments.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 – 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 9:00 – 20:00 (Fridays. Admission until 30 minutes before closing)

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • New Year’s holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 620 yen (General, Adult)
  • Admission Free (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from JR Ueno Station
  • 10 minutes walk from Ueno Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G16) or Hibiya Line (H17)
  • 10 minutes walk from Keisei Ueno Station on the Keisei Main Line (KS01)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 7-20, Uenokoen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0007

TweetsTweets

Kimberly Horii @KimmyHorii - 2018-10-15
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Kimberly Horii @KimmyHorii - 2018-10-15
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hamishib @hamishib - 2018-10-12
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Lagos Talks @LagosTalks913 - 2018-10-05
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Shin-Howe Chen @shchen - 2018-10-04
Taking in Museum of Natural Science. Pretty cool to see #Japanese versions of their achievements. 🇯🇵 @ 国立科学博物館 Nati… https://t.co/qr4d8BjDXa
Morgane Merien @MorganeMerien - 2018-10-03
@BambiraptorDT The blue weevil is from Tokyo! There was an insect exhibition at the National Museum of Nature and S… https://t.co/pbChOU6fzO
James Bosanquet @JamesBosanquet - 2018-10-02
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alexandra safonova @alex_safonova - 2018-09-25
<The sights of #Japan with my cute #Honda #CB1100> The Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (#東京文化会館, a Japanese concert hall) and th… https://t.co/ZkMqYok8du
Søren Lauridsen @Mildudon - 2018-09-23
Ever since i was a kid i wanted to see real dinosaur skeletons. Lucky back in the summer of 2011 the national museu… https://t.co/HRL9wfgyBJ
JP Espinosa @espinosajjp - 2018-09-17
Hachi the gooderest boi.
If you ever visit Tokyo, he's waiting at the Museum of Natural History at Ueno.
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Prof Sophie Scott @sophiescott - 2018-09-17
Enjoying the Tokyo national museum for nature and science. This is a clock which flexibly calculates the time based… https://t.co/r5vhzp4AVC
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. 🦖💕 @TomHoltzPaleo - 2018-09-15
@epona668 @SUEtheTrex @LibertySciCtr Same cast, but different time and place. This was 2005, at Tokyo's National Museum of Nature & Science
Guillermo Amaral 🙊 @gamaral - 2018-09-08
@sofiabiologista I've been lucky enough to have visited quite a few, the most recent would be the National Museum o… https://t.co/iEOsVkYcNR
Asani @bankkung - 2018-09-06
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SEABG Network @seabgnet - 2018-09-05
The National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo, #Japan is holding its International Symposium 2018, entitled 'P… https://t.co/F9ocFqBzAK
SUNNY BUNNY バイリンガル教育 @sunnybunnyinfo - 2018-09-02
SUNNY BUNNY at the National Museum of Nature and Science!!🌌 場所: 国立科学博物館 National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo https://t.co/dOqzvB83nF
Alan@Madfest Melbourne @Basaka - 2018-08-29
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Alan@REVUE STARLIGHT @Basaka - 2018-08-29
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After6Tokyo @After6Tokyo - 2018-08-25
Today is August 25(sat.)
It’s sunny & humid!

Let's go to the museum tonight.
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翻訳老人vari@肉球新党 @miaumiau_0907 - 2018-08-22
The National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo and Satsuma-sendai City in Kagoshima Pref. said Saturday [June 2… https://t.co/F6wjHQ2OHr
san pattarapipatpok @sanvet59 - 2018-08-21
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ً @ilsansnoona - 2018-08-19
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ً @ilsansnoona - 2018-08-19
@jiminsvuitton i only know some in tokyo bc i used to live there!! togoshi ginza street market have the best street… https://t.co/7omWMOjukE
ً @ilsansnoona - 2018-08-19
@jiminsvuitton i only know some in tokyo bc i used to live there!! togoshi ginza street market have the best street… https://t.co/7omWMOjukE
NIPPON TV NEWS 24 @N24English - 2018-08-09
Japan's oldest dried and pressed flowers and leaves, made nearly 300 years ago, are unveiled at the National Museum… https://t.co/70sEng2Ntu
StrandingNetwork @StrandNetwork - 2018-08-06
'A 10-meter-long creature that was found dead on a beach near Tokyo has been identified as a baby blue whale.

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Kjeld Duits @KjeldDuits - 2018-08-02
RECREATING THE VOYAGE TO #JAPAN 30,000 YEARS AGO

A group planning to reproduce the first voyages to Japan 30,000 y… https://t.co/TWdUYLJ9xK
Crowley Group @CrowleyGroup - 2018-07-29
Hot day in Tokyo so JDC of ⁦@CrowleyGroup⁩ went to the National Museum of Nature and Science. Great Chemistry exhib… https://t.co/qkFw2pmuIr
Vance Williams @vancew - 2018-07-29
Foucault’s Pendulum at the Tokyo National Museum of Nature and Science https://t.co/GCtCZ9yBns
Asa @Asa_dinoclub414 - 2018-07-26
Scolosaurus and Stegosaurus in National Museum of Nature and Science,Tokyo
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