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Nagoya City Science Museum

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Largest planterium in Japan, but the commentary in only in Japanese.

The first thing that gets your attention when going to the Nagoya City Science Museum is the unique... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel V
Darwin, Australia
Worlds largest planetarium is cool

planetarium show is only available in Japanese but very worth a visit. Its very good place for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
b s
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2-17-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0008, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-201-4486
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All reviews children and adults english translation periodic table great for kids human body interactive activities nagoya city self explanatory special exhibit japanese language all ages few hours a lot of fun planetarium lab exhibits tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing that gets your attention when going to the Nagoya City Science Museum is the unique architecture of the building. A giant sphere structure that is great to take photos of from the end of the street. We bought tickets to the planetarium...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

planetarium show is only available in Japanese but very worth a visit. Its very good place for kids. Theres a-lot of hands on exhibit and fun place if you like science.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Kids will be so much enjoyable visiting this place, it offers lots of science knowledge for kids and adults like us. I went there with my 15 years old son, he just walked here and there non-stop till I and my wife had to tell...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

This museum was very interesting. I visited it with my wife and children. And the museum has many things for all ages. Another interesting thing was their way to show the science by simulation and real experience. What made me boring only the planetarium that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

The science Museum has plenty of interactive exhibits you can learn from. Most are in Japanese but it was still enjoyable to play with them. It is suitable for people of all ages. Only 400 jpy for general entry and an extra 400 for the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

We had a blast here and it felt like there was a lot to do. Try to catch the wind demonstration. It is geared towards the whole family but young kids would enjoy it too. The robotic t-Rex was my sons favorite, but he opted...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

This museum is better than our expectations. We thought that all the exhibition would be written in Japanese and we wouldn't understand. However, some of the exhibits were self-explanatory. As a matter of fact, the space movie we didn't go. But we spent a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

You could spend hours exploring this museum and planetarium. The displays are mostly hands on, interactive and totally engaging. It is hard to go past this as a great way to explore all things scientific first hand.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

The world largest dome planetarium with 35 meter of diameter was opened in 2011. Don’t miss the four large-scale exhibitions featuring an aurora film shown in a -30°C and a 9 meter tall man-made tornado which is the main attraction of this Museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Our visit to this museum was one that is unexpected. Just because my kids wanted to visit and off we went. At first we were unsure if we could really enjoy the place given that everything is written in Japanese, and the App-based audio guided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Multilingual Audio Guide by Brother. I think the building has free WiFi.