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.

National Museum of Nature and Science

National Museum of Nature and Science
Photo courtesy of the National Science Museum

Founded in 1877, it is one of the oldest museums in Japan and the only national museum of natural history and the history of science and technology. The museum has two buildings, the Japan Pavilion, where you can learn about the nature of the Japanese archipelago, and the Earth Pavilion, where you can learn about the history of life on Earth, and exhibits about 25,000 specimens and materials.

Address7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
WEBhttp://www.kahaku.go.jp/english/
Business Hour*19:00 to 17:00 fridays until 20:00(currently until 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday)
Closed*2Mondays and new year holidays.
Genre*3Nature & Science
Entrance Fee*4Adults and University Students ¥630
Access*55 minute walk from the Koen Exit of Ueno(G16,H17,JK30,JY05,JU02,JJ01,KS01) Station
Collection Pagehttps://www.kahaku.go.jp/english/research/specimen/index.html
*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 National Science Museum

Precautions may be taken to prevent the spread of corona infection.
Please contact the gallery for more information.
https://www.kahaku.go.jp/news/2020/reservation/index.html

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