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Updated: April 2, 2018

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation 日本科学未来館

2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku

Odaiba's most educational attraction focuses on the frontiers of science

Journey to Japan's premier science museum, nicknamed "Miraikan," to learn about humanity's relationship to the universe and the cutting-edge technologies taking us into the future. Afterward, continue exploring the many shops and sights of Odaiba and the surrounding bay area.

Tips

  • See the famous ASIMO robot up-close
  • Special exhibitions include works for both kids and adults, with past installations ranging from the works of Bjork to Disney

View a detailed three-dimensional globe made up of 10 million pixels, superimposed with various graphical data depicting ocean acidification and changes in temperature. See what life is like on the International Space Station through a realistic exhibit and model. Learn how subatomic neutrino particles are observed in a simulation room modeled after the Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector in Gifu Japan. Then sit down in the Dome Theater to watch short films about physics and the universe projected across a 180-degree spherical screen. Adults and kids alike will find plenty to enjoy here.

Miraikan is located in Odaiba, surrounded by abundant attractions and shopping, including indoor arcade and theme park Joypolis, AQUA CiTY, and Rainbow Bridge. Consider spending an entire afternoon and evening shopping, playing, and taking in the beautiful sights across Tokyo Bay.

How to Get There

  • Telecom Center Sta. | 4 mins on foot
    Yurikamome Monorail
  • Fune-no-kagakukan Sta. | 5 mins on foot
    Yurikamome Monorail
  • Tokyo Teleport Sta. | 15 mins on foot
    Rinkai Line

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Contact

Opening Hours

  • 10:00-17:00 Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours
  • Last admission: 30 mins before closing

Price

Adults

¥620

Children

¥210

Additional services are extra

Discounts available for disabled visitors, groups

Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities | Parking |
  • Japanese | English | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | Korean |
  • Japanese | English | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | Korean |
  • Elevator | Disabled parking | Automatic doors | Wheelchair ramp | Escalator | Accessible restrooms | Baby changing facilities | Wheelchair loan | stroller loan | Breast feeding room |

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