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Updated: October 1, 2019

Tamarokuto Science Center 多摩六都科学館

5-10-64 Shibakubo-cho, Nishitokyo City, 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

  • Hana-Koganei StationSeibu Shinjuku LineHana-koganei Station North Exit8 min by bus

Contact

Opening Hours

  • 9:30-17:00
    TuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundaysHolidays

    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
    *Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • 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.

Price

General admission: 520 yen

Cash

Varies per exhibition or screening

Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesNon-smoking areasParking
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsWheelchair rampWheelchair liftElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletToilet with handrailsDiaper changing facilitiesBaby chair/high chairFolding bed for adultsWheelchair loanStroller loanBreast feeding roomAccessible communication formats

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

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