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National Museum of Nature and Science

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I did not expect this to be huge. I allotted like an hour or two to visit this museum and head to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cebu City, Philippines
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The National Museum of Science and Nature is a fantastic museum and I highly recommend visiting if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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7-20 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-5777-8600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Smiddys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Chris K
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

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

Thank kamloongc
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

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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Was really good to visit on a rainy day. I thought some of the exhibits were really interesting, especially the ones on animals and dinosaurs.

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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Not worthwhile. Underwhelming exhibits with poor layout & inadequate English descriptions. Absence of engaging activities, lacks interesting science, nature & history compared to other world class museums of this nature. The exhibits are rather limited & presented in a dull, unexciting manner just like the...More

Thank Global298183
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

My 14 year old nephew requested to visit this museum. Luckily, it was raining, heavy at times. One interesting exhibit was the 360 movie on ground floor. It was like flying over in the terrain with the movie. There were mini classroom/lab sessions that allowed...More

Thank asdaSap
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This museum is so large you will need a lot of time to see everything. We did not give anywhere near enough time to see even half of the displays. However, I was just there to see the dinosaurs and Hachiko. For those who are...More

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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.