My Favorites

My Tokyo Guide

See something interesting? Click on the heart button in the article to add a page from this site to My Favorites.

Main content starts here.

Updated: October 1, 2019

The Institute for Nature Study 国立科学博物館 附属自然教育園

5-21-5 Shirokanedai, Minato City, Tokyo

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.

A beautiful green space for relaxation and education

The Institute for Nature Study is far greener than its name may suggest. You can enjoy a wide variety of plants and vegetation, whatever the season.

What began as a grand house in the 1600s has now been opened to the public. Not only can you relax and unwind, but you can learn about the wide varieties of wildlife and greenery from the information boards dotted around the park.

How to Get There

  • Meguro StationJR LineEast Exit9 min on foot



Opening Hours

  • 9:00-16:30

    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
  • Closing days: MondaysNew Year's holidaysIf a scheduled closing falls on a public holiday, the facility will remain open on the holiday and close the next day.


General admission: 320 yen

Facility Info

  • Restrooms
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsElevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesWheelchair loanBreast feeding room

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

  • HOME >
  • The Institute for Nature Study