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National Museum of Nature and Science

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Fascinating Museum

Wow, what an amazing collection. I spent over 3 hours here looking statue Japanese Gallery and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Learn more about science

Not only shopping place in Ueno , you can gain knowledge from this museum such as human, physics... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Poonsak P
Bangkok, Thailand
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7-20 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-5777-8600
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow, what an amazing collection. I spent over 3 hours here looking statue Japanese Gallery and the World gallery. There were several schools there when I visited, on a Thursday morning, the children were generally so well behaved you didn't take much notice of them....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not only shopping place in Ueno , you can gain knowledge from this museum such as human, physics, chemistry, plants, animal, techno etc But 360 video room was closed from renovation.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Poonsak P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

well worth a visit and be prepared to spend most of the day there! the global section took the whole day and we didn't even get to the Japan section.. not all exhibits had English translation though, which would have made it even better..

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only managed to see the Global exhibits and skipped the Japanese exhibits (next time!) and spend a few hours at this well appointed and laid out museum. The dinosaur exhibits were our favourite. Will certainly visit this museum again when next in Tokyo.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank PeggieMalaysia
Reviewed November 5, 2018

I did not expect this to be huge. I allotted like an hour or two to visit this museum and head to another attraction. But an hour passed and we were only like 25% of the entire exhibit. My kids love all the displays and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank xtin08
Reviewed October 27, 2018

The National Museum of Science and Nature is a fantastic museum and I highly recommend visiting if you have the time. All display information is in Japanese but you can still enjoy exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This museum is an excellent learning environment. It has many interesting displays. As it is mainly in Japanese it can be a challenge for visitors. But it is still worth a visit. Excellent for young adults.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

If you are a natural science geek this is the place to go! This museum has the most impressive collection of dinosaur and pre-history animal fossils (replicas) of museums of its kind in the world. Very thoughtful in the setting and display of information. Very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShiningSchnee
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Just at the exit, you will see an actual sized blue whale model. This by itself says how serious the Japanese put effort into their museums for educational purpose. Secondly, the place is packed. It’s crowded. This speak volumes on the exhibits here and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. Great museum to visit with kids, we spent there almost 6 hours (my kids are little, 5 and 7, and the museum was of great interest for them). There are 2 wings there, Global Gallery and Japan...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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October 29, 2017|
Response from Farhan A | Reviewed this property |
it means it will be closed on tuesday as well as 28-1Jan.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from X9946HBahmada | Reviewed this property |
yes its worth its a freat place
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Response from must_need_H2O | Reviewed this property |
I would send an email to the museum and see if they would work with you or have an answer. The museum was a great place to visit, and if you had a business meeting/party there you would all truly enjoy the experience.