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National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan

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Address: 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto 135-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 3-3570-9151
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Very busy on rainy weekend

The exhibits were good and well signed in both English and Japanese. Seeing ASIMO was also fun. But the Ninja exhibit, obviously focused at a younger crowd, was overrun by rowdy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Aurora, Oregon
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

On Odaiba island close to Tokyo downtown this is worth a visit, lots of nice exhibits in an ultra-modern building. You can discover earth, explore the frontiers in an interactive area, see robots, a geo-cosmos and attend a dramatic show in the dome theatre (extra costs, show every half hour).

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Aurora, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The exhibits were good and well signed in both English and Japanese. Seeing ASIMO was also fun. But the Ninja exhibit, obviously focused at a younger crowd, was overrun by rowdy middle schoolers; kind of expected on a rainy Saturday.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I plan to visit this because Asimo show to my boy. You can enjoy with this show approximately 15 minues and very close to Asimo. You can sit near the show and see him. From this area, you can go to another place by walk such as Megaweb and Gundam.

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The museum itself was a sight to behold. There is a giant globe in the middle which was very realistic you have to see it for yourself. It was quite an experience seeing the humanoids in real life. The exhibits are all interactive so the kids will have lots to do. We enjoyed trying out the humanoid robots, watching Asimo,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Firstly, be prepared to spend at least 2~3 hours if you wish to experiment with all the devices and exhibits. Secondly, the place is / will be fill with young kids and it is no surprise that all the exhibits are very children-friendly / educational but yet very informative and fun for adults too. I visited the place when they... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Located in a nice spot at the bay, traveling there is a pleasant trip by itself. The highlight clearly is the Assimo demonstration- worth the wait. The stations are quite educational, some requires bit of brain juice. Overall the locals are polite and civilized which makes the visit better (unlike some cities where the tourists just spoil the event- read... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I recently visited this science museum and It was a great time learning about all the things they offered in the museum. Its located in Tokyo's man made island called "Odiba" and it was fun getting there with the open view monorail . The nearest subway stop is telecomm center and its just a short walk from the subway. There... More 

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Coomera, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were looking for something the whole family would enjoy our last full day in Tokyo and wanted a break from shopping and temples. This was a great find with very up to date and interactive exhibitions that focus on the future rather the past with amazingly well explained science concepts that most age groups will understand and in turn... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A slightly different take on science museums, in that it encourages you to think about the future and how we might shape it or want it to be. Well laid out and offering lots of interactive displays in various areas of science - space, medicine, climate, human development and robots. Not to be missed is the Asimo demonstration - a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

It's a very interesting place indeed and it's worth every single yen as you have so much to explore and see. We stayed in for about three hours to try most of the things and to have a better understanding of how everything works. Overall it was a great experience and so much entertainment. This place is a must!

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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much older commercial buildings and it's a great place to join 'salary men' enjoying a drink and snacks at street stalls under the railway bridges after work.
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