National Museum of Nature and Science

Founded in 1877,  it's the only national museum of integrated science in Japan. There is a Japan Gallery and Global Gallery, which have about 4,210,000 pieces of valuable specimens and documents stored or exhibited. Through this exhibition based on evolution, you can learn where you came from and your roots as a human being as easy-to-understand explanations are provided. Anybody from children to adults, those who inclined towards the arts or sciences can enjoy learning with fun. That's the National Museum of Nature and Science!

Address
7-20 Ueno Koen, Taito, Tokyo
Contact No.
+81-3-5777-8600
Access
5-min walk from Park Exit of JR Ueno Station, 10-min walk from Ueno Station on Tokyo Metro Line
Opening Hours / Holidays
9:00-17:00
Closed: Mondays
Official Website
http://www.kahaku.go.jp/
Time Required
3時間 3 hours
Admission fee
600 yen for adults, Free of charge for high school and younger students

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Japan Gallery

Japan Gallery introduces how the land of Japan was formed, where Japanese people come from, and the diversity of nature and living creatures because of the archipelago that stretches from the north to south.

Global Gallery 

Global Gallery has exhibits the history of science and technology developments as well as introduces the evolution of human beings and other living beings born on the earth. Resting areas, a museum shop, and a cafe and restaurant are also available.

Dynamic Fossil Animals 

Here, you can gaze at the best collection of impressive, dynamic dinosaur fossils. The life-like fossil figures are a must-see. Not only fossil dinosaurs but also coelacanth and mammoth fossils are exhibited. A dramatic experience as you see and experience primitive times!

National Museum of Nature and Science

Founded in 1877,  it's the only national museum of integrated science in Japan. There is a Japan Gallery and Global Gallery, which have about 4,210,000 pieces of valuable specimens and documents stored or exhibited. Through this exhibition based on evolution, you can learn where you came from and your roots as a human being as easy-to-understand explanations are provided. Anybody from children to adults, those who inclined towards the arts or sciences can enjoy learning with fun. That's the National Museum of Nature and Science!

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Japan Gallery

Japan Gallery introduces how the land of Japan was formed, where Japanese people come from, and the diversity of nature and living creatures because of the archipelago that stretches from the north to south.

Global Gallery 

Global Gallery has exhibits the history of science and technology developments as well as introduces the evolution of human beings and other living beings born on the earth. Resting areas, a museum shop, and a cafe and restaurant are also available.

Dynamic Fossil Animals 

Here, you can gaze at the best collection of impressive, dynamic dinosaur fossils. The life-like fossil figures are a must-see. Not only fossil dinosaurs but also coelacanth and mammoth fossils are exhibited. A dramatic experience as you see and experience primitive times!

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