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Updated: April 2, 2018

Tamarokuto Science Center 多摩六都科学館

5-10-64 Shibakubo-cho, Nishi-Tokyo-shi, Tokyo

Immerse yourself in the world of science—in and out of this world

Located in Nishitokyo, Tamarokuto Science Center is a family-friendly interactive museum and home to one of the most advanced planetariums in the world, according to Guinness World Records. The museum has five rooms dedicated to different facets of scientific discovery, each featuring hands-on displays to inspire your curiosity and help you better understand the mysteries of science.

The museum’s highlight is its Dome Theater, known as the “Science Egg.” Be whisked into space inside the Dome Theater, covered in an astonishing display of 140,000,000 stars. Theatre shows are updated every two months and English-language presentations are available, but it’s best to check ahead of visiting.

How to Get There

  • Hanakoganei Sta. | North Exit | 8 mins by bus
    Seibu Shinjuku Line

Contact

Opening Hours

  • 9:30–17:00 Tue–Sun
    Operates irregular/seasonal opening hours

Price

Adults

¥500

Children

¥200

Cash only |

Admission varies by exhibition

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Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities | Parking | Money exchange |
  • Strictly no-smoking
  • Japanese | English |
  • Elevator | Automatic doors | Wheelchair ramp | Wheelchair accessible elevator | Accessible restrooms | Baby changing facilities | Wheelchair loan | stroller loan | Breast feeding room |

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