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Nagoya City Science Museum

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Address: 2-17-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0008, Aichi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 52-201-4486
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Rediscover your curiosity!!

Science has been displayed at such a fundamental level that makes you feel like a curious child again. It also houses world's biggest planetarium but sadly the explanations were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great experience for kids and very interesting for adults as well. Planetarium is only in Japanese (no English) but the rest of the Museum was excellent.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The sciences center and planetarium are a great place to spend the day. Even more enjoyable if you have some Japanese language skills. The science center is 2 buildings and 6 floors of displays. There are lots of things to touch and move and make noise with. Even if your kids don't speak Japanese its a good way to spend... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had some time to kill before our next destination so this was our other alternative. The attraction we wanted to visit (train museum) was closed for the day. Give about 1.5 hours or 2 if you want to enter the deep freeze lab as well. Be prepared for the cold - even with warm jackets and boots provided. TIP:... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Science has been displayed at such a fundamental level that makes you feel like a curious child again. It also houses world's biggest planetarium but sadly the explanations were in Japanese only.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

it was a fun time for 200 yen. wouldn't spend more than 2 hours. It was more focused towards children but as a 21yr old still fun

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a lovely interactive museum, targeted mostly for kids, although adults can also enjoy it quite a bit. The museum features numerous exhibits from different fields of science, some of which are interactive. The best exhibit for me was the gigantic 3-stories tornado simulator, which creates a funnel out of nowhere. Truly impressive. The planetarium cinema was fully booked... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Wanted to see the aurora film but the tickets were sold out. They dont speak english but has a website which you can access for audio translation during the tour. Gd place for family with kids. Has a cafe opp the entrance, a park and water fountain in front of the building.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Everything is in Japanese. There is an English smartphone app available, but to use it you will need a smartphone for each person, WITH HEADPHONES, and plenty of battery life. We wish previous Trip Advisor reviews had mentioned this! We can't vouch for how well the app works, because we didn't bring headphones. Also note that tickets for the deep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

you will need at least 1-2hours here because there are a lot of things that you can play with, tinker with and just have fun with your kids. Don't forget to try the Deep Freeing Lab where it's -30c.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Could be more interesting is they provided more english explanations every exhibits. The pass for planetarium was sold out at noon. That is quite frustrating going a long way coming here for planetarium and you won't be able to see. Still, I think we enjoyed the creativity section where people have been very accommodating.

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Address: 2-17-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0008, Aichi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 52-201-4486
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Aichi Prefecture  >  Nagoya

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