Due to corona measures, the site may be closed, operating hours may be changed, or advance reservations may be required. Please be sure to check with us before you visit.

Tsukuba Expo Center

Tsukuba Expo Center

A science museum where you can see, touch, and enjoy science and technology in the center of Tsukuba, where research institutes are concentrated.
The museum features exhibits that allow visitors to experience the wonders of science while learning about them, and a 3D theater where visitors can enjoy three-dimensional images created by computer graphics. In the world's largest planetarium, you can enjoy the world of powerful images and a star-filled sky. There are many programs for children and original programs from the Expo Center. In addition, there are many other events that the whole family can enjoy, such as science shows, science classes, astronomical observing events, starry sky concerts, and special exhibitions. There is also a fun science experience/consultation corner and a memorial corner for the Science Expo-Tsukuba '85.

Address2-9 Azuma,Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken
Business Hour*19:50 to 17:00
Closed*2Mondays (Holidays are open, closed the following day)
Genre*3Science and Planetarium
Entrance Fee*4Admission tickets: 500 yen for adults and 250 yen for children / Planetarium tickets (including admission)1,000 yen for adults and 500 yen for children *Children: 4 years old to high school students, 3 years old and under free
Access*5By Train : Tsukuba Station on the Tsukuba Express Line, 5 minutes on foot from Exit A2 By Car: 15 minutes via the Sakura-Tsuchiura Interchange or the Yatabe Interchange on the Joban Expressway, or 10 minutes via the Tsukuba Chuo Interchange on the Ken-O Expressway.
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*1 The last day of an exhibition or event may end early. *2 There are also end-of-year and temporary closures *3 Blanks refer to all genres. *4 Admission prices may vary depending on the event. Check for senior citizens, children and group discounts.*5 The times shown are approximate.

Photo courtesy of the Tsukuba Science Expo Memorial Foundation.

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