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Updated: October 1, 2019

National Institute of Polar Reserch Polar Science Museum 国立極地研究所 南極・北極科学館

10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo

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Enter the world of the South and North poles at the Polar Science Museum. Among the various exhibits and experiences, you can learn about the research and investigation happening in the Arctic and Antarctica, and even see footage screened in the on-site Aurora Theater. Admission to the museum is free.

How to Get There

  • Takamatsu StationTama Monorail10 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 10:00-17:00

    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Closing days: MondaysSundaysHolidaysNew Year's holidaysGolden Week



Facility Info

  • Restrooms
  • Automatic doorsMulti-purpose toiletDiaper changing facilities

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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