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“Great! We spent the whole day there”

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan
Ranked #5 of 172 things to do in Koto
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

An excellent museum on the futuristic Odaiba island. The whole area gleams and is an appropriate setting for this museum of the future.

Even as adults who like to to keep up with the sciences, we were pleasantly surprised to be engaged by the displays on emerging technologies. There is a lot here for children to enjoy, and the inventiveness of the exhibits will generate lasting memories.

3  Thank RobinIG88
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

We went on a Monday, and it wasn't crowded, but tickets for the shows are limited and given out quickly, so go straight to the upper level to reserve them.
The highlights were Paro the robot, and the large globe, and the futuristic city of 2050 where you choose where you live, and are assigned a job - I will be a helicopter rescue pilot !

2  Thank uprightman
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

I visited the museum to see the special exhibition on the British 1966 Supermarionation television series THUNDERBIRDS, which had a big following in Japan. The exhibition told the story of British producer Gerry Anderson's brainchild in the form of videos, photos, artwork, miniature dioramas, a 3D movie, an audience participation segment, and the marionette characters themselves were on display. There was also a section of the exhibition which showcased the fantastic technology of the TV series alongside that of science and technology of present day. The exhibition itself was mostly in Japanese, but fans of the show would be able to enjoy it nonetheless. As for the Miraikan itself, I did not have time to explore the rest of the museum beyond the exhibition, but the facility itself was certainly impressive.

Thank Khyron82
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

great place for children and also for adults. a must do when in tokyo. the train to tokyo bay is an attraction per se.

Thank Angelo426
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We came here mainly for Asimo, but the whole museum was very cool indeed. Prepare to spend a good half day inside here to explore everything. Not very much in English, but we managed.

1  Thank iernie
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