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Nagoya City Science Museum

2-17-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0008, Japan
+81 52-201-4486
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Ranked #7 of 122 Attractions in Nagoya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
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Hinesville, Georgia, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I went while they had a exhibit on city planning, and it was really nice. They also had a kids area and some really cool interactive teaching tools. I also went to the planetarium for a show, it's the big ball part of the building. But I went when I first got there, so my Japanese was pretty terrible. I... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Nagoya city musuem is a visit that promises much but fails to deliver. Labeled as a space where high tech exhibits and spectacular science deminstrations will shor the kids the mysteries of earth and science you must be warned: no explanations in english (or audioguide) are provided and in order to see the cool exhibits (the Tesla bovine, the... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This museum is big and complete inside. For those who interest in science things, this museum is a must visit when you come to Japan or Nagoya. You can also make some experiments here. Not only the museum, the planetarium is also wonderful. So affordable and worth visit.

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Bath, UK
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The kids spent 3 hours here, and two days later wanted to go back. This is a really good interactive Science indoor park. You must go!!

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Legaspi, Philippines
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127 reviews 127 reviews
65 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Considered as one of the world's biggest science museums (planetariums) -- Iam happy that I visited this place. Though for a tourist like me who doesnt understand and speak Japanese, it was very difficult for me to actually understand the things written or spoken in Japanese. I simply appreciated how they collectively put these science ideas and innovations into one... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I'm gonna be quite negative, it cost me ¥400 to get in and I was expecting a lot more old japanese engineering and science exhibits because it was called a museum and nagoya is home to the Toyota and Shinkansen museums,but all I found was an hands on activity centre. If you have children and wanted to educate them in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We bought the combo ticket which included the Planetarium show. The only thing they told me was that my 2-year old had to sit in our lap. After the show began, my daughter looked at the moon on the screen and said "Look the Moon" not loud at all. We were sternly warned in Japanese by a female usher to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It's a beautiful place located Central Nagoya. Has lovely park outside and the museum itself is amazing. Good place for kids to visit but even adults will like it as well. Dinosaur museum was lovely must see it.

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
51 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I used to go to Nagoya City Science Museum when I was a child, but this is the first time to visit the museum after they refurbished to have the largest planetarium in the world. We went there to see the special Mongolian dinosaurs' exhibition. As we went there on Wednesday, there were not many people (mainly school kids coming... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

A good place to visit, but very little English around the venue. We went to the planetarium, but were made fully aware that the sound would only be in japanese

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