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National Museum of Nature and Science

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Excellent Natural History Museum

what a pleasant suprise! especially on a wet and cold day! just viewing the 360degree cinema is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
818selina
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Singapore, Singapore
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Well worth the visit

This is one of many museums surrounding Ueno Park. There is plenty too see and something for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
netmot
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Sydney
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7-20 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

what a pleasant suprise! especially on a wet and cold day! just viewing the 360degree cinema is well worth the admission. The screen of the 360 degree cinema is a sphere, with top and botttom !!Rich collections of animal fossil and the first quartz watch!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 818selina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of many museums surrounding Ueno Park. There is plenty too see and something for everyone to enjoy. The museum is well laid out with 2 key areas - Global and Japan specific. You can get through the global side in about 2...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank netmot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some very interesting information with the 360 dome being the best. Shame the translator of many of the exhibits had a few days off as almost all are in Japanese when a little help in English would have been useful.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a wide variety of things in the museum ranging from chemistry to evolution, dinosaurs etc. The collection is not huge though so it's not overwhelming. We focused our time on the global glalleries (there's Japan galleries in addition which we didnt have the time...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My children enjoyed the small collections that were well arranged and curated. There were limited English narratives but that wasn’t a turn off and audio guides are available. Children are free which was a plus.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Went here bc several review sites put it on top 10 for kids in Tokyo. I have no doubt that it's a great museum, well resourced and laid out but not a winner for our kids aged 10 and 13. Bored after 1hr. Only take...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mel F
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Honestly wasn’t to excited in the first place but upon entering and going through the exhibits you’d really want to spend a day there to explore the various galleries. Think it’s fantastic they make it free for kids below 16 and senior citizens. Mind blown!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EddyKong
Reviewed February 26, 2019

It was the first time my children (age 7 and 5) visited a museum. We all had a great time visiting the Dino exhibit. The food selection was good and there are vendo machines too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ariasalonar
Reviewed February 10, 2019

My expectations were quickly brought back to reality when I visited this museum. I expected a large Museum with lots of displays. Not so. It is a messy building to navigate with lots of corridors and escalators. The only display which will be memorable is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OZtraveller222
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

This museum was huge and had all types of science and natural history. We had a great time exploring and learning about many different animals. The specimens were amazing. All of the exhibits were stunning to look at.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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
...More
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Climber10517524226
January 21, 2019|
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Response from Smiddys | Reviewed this property |
Ther is no entrance fee for Ueno Park
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December 21, 2018|
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Response from AusHTR | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Mondays and open from 9am- 5pm weekdays. Friday and sat 9am - 8pm. Should be open during your visit. Adult: 620 yen each bought through a vending machine. Teens and younger free.
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Response from Farhan A | Reviewed this property |
it means it will be closed on tuesday as well as 28-1Jan.
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