National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

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One of Japan's largest integrated national science museums. It has two buildings: the Japan Gallery and the Global Gallery. Items on display here are centered on an abundance of high-quality, authentic specimens related to subjects such as space, the Earth, the evolution of life, and the advancement of science and technology, based on the theme of “Coexistence of Mankind and Nature.”

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Basic information


7-20 UenoPark


Postal code:110-8718

Contact information

Telephone number:03-5777-8600

Website: External link )

Operation information/charges

9:00-17:00 (last entry 16:30)
Fridays/Saturdays: 9:00-20:00 (last entry 19:30)
* Hours vary by contents displayed, screened, or performed
* Hours vary by season or period

Regular holidays/closings:
* When a closing day falls on a holiday, open on the holiday and closed the following day.
* Closed during on-season periods such as consecutive holidays, New Year's holidays, obon holidays, summer holidays, and winter holidays

Time required:
Half-day-1 day

Adults: 620 yen
Seniors (ages 65 and older): Free
University students: 620 yen
High school students or younger: Free
* Charges vary by contents displayed, screened, or performed

Cards accepted:
Visa | MasterCard | UnionPay | Some forms of electronic money


By train:5 minutes by foot from JR Ueno Station Park exit. 10 minutes by foot from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line/Hibiya Line UenoStation. 10 minutes by foot from Keisei Line Keisei UenoStation.


Not available


Children | Students | Groups | Couples | Families | Seniors |

Cultural Properties

National Designated Cultural Properties |

Other services

Facility information

Toilet facilities available | Restaurant facilities | Smoking area |

Foreign language explanations/displays

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Foreign language pamphlets

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Foreign language guides/interpretation/audio guides

English | Chinese (simplified) | Korean |

Universal design

  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Braille displays
  • Accessible parking for people with disabilities (in wheelchairs)
  • Automatic doors at entrance
  • Wheelchair ramp
  • Wheelchair lift
  • Regular escalator
  • Regular elevators/wheelchair-accessible elevators
  • Western-style toilet with handrail
  • Multi-purpose toilet
  • Diaper changing area
  • Baby safety seat/baby chair
  • Ostomate facilities (Basic)
  • Ostomate facilities (with dedicated sink)
  • Ostomate facilities (with dedicated warm water sink)
  • Wheelchair rental
  • Stroller rental (Charges may apply)
  • Nursing room
  • Floor height difference in facility

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