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Crystals

Free to park and entry Friendly staff Geology dream plenty to look and lots of interactive... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Sandy B
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Rare geological museum

I enjoyed this geological museum, especially its focus on Japan and the Pacific. First time I have... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
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Oct 22, 2017
“Crystals ”
Sep 28, 2017
“Rare geological museum”
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Free to park and entry Friendly staff Geology dream plenty to look and lots of interactive display . Some awesome Crystals Lift to all floors Lack some information in English but overall an excellent place to visit

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed September 28, 2017

I enjoyed this geological museum, especially its focus on Japan and the Pacific. First time I have seen a relief model of the Pacific dynamically showing the tectonic plates. A geological relief model of the Japanese islands showed their composition and major fault lines. Location...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PiedmontWalker
Reviewed August 4, 2016

This museum is located inside of AIST, a national institute of Japan for technology innovation. It has many things to see from old geological species to modern technological innovation. Must visit place!!!

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Rajesh T
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

For a museum essentially devoted to shiny rocks and fossils, this was quite interesting. The ground floor has ingestion on Japanese fossils, minerals and geological formations, where the second floor has a worldwide flavor. Not all of the museum has English translations but a lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank sharon k
Reviewed November 2, 2015

National geological museum for those interested in the earth, minerals, and the natural sciences. Helpful staff.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Jeff H
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