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National Museum of Nature and Science

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Small museum with interesting exhibits

We visited this museum with our three year old, who enjoyed doing some craft activities (we visited... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Should rate 5 if English description is available

National Museum of Nature and Science is located beside National Museum of Western Art, some 300... read more

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7-20 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-5777-8600
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this museum with our three year old, who enjoyed doing some craft activities (we visited in school holidays, so I'm not sure if this is on offer year round). Some cool exhibits, but we found it a bit hard to find our way...More

Thank explorerbelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

National Museum of Nature and Science is located beside National Museum of Western Art, some 300 meters from Ueno Station. The museum was established in 1871. It is divided into two parts- Japan gallery and world gallery. Japan Gallery is interesting, but the Global Gallery...More

Thank BettyandLingShing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 hours on a hot afternoon waking around the museum and overall we were impressed with the displays and the amount they had. The only downside was there wasn’t much English on anything. If you wanted to know what you were looking at...More

Thank Carl J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

*Family. We had All aldults. No teens.* - We made this a part of our Japanese experience. It's not free but certainly reasonable, about 620 yens. - It has 3 floors. Since we all had different interest levels, we all kinda went at our own...More

Thank Liza N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It s a natural science museum like any other around the globe, but the presence of the Real hachi ‘s demain makes it interesting to visit for any dog lovers.

Thank richard_D07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the admission price for dinosaurs alone, but this museum had so much more. Plenty of signs and info in english, lovely cafe/restaurant and lovely amenities. Staff were very helpful. We spent an afternoon, but could easily have stayed all day.

Thank Kristy J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a good science museum that has many exhibits from both life sciences and the physical sciences. They have a decent collection of dinosaurs, other extinct species, early man, animals and lots of displays about the Japanese flora, fauna and how the islands were...More

Thank Herman R
Reviewed 29 June 2018

My wife and I toured Japan for 3 weeks. We decided to spend 4 days in Tokyo. The park that surrounds this museum is historic and full of period buildings and has many other museums and galleries to visit. The area also contains many restaurants...More

1  Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I loved this museum because they had staff in each room that you could ask questions and they would go into great detail explaining everything. That is just a great added touch that makes it stand out.

Thank James M
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Was impressed by one of the floors in the global section, where there were skeletons of a giraffe, elephant, whale etc! Interesting and modern display layouts, and very interesting for children to walk through. Would have been more accessible and educational if more of the...More

Thank hedgehogontheroad
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Viosketh G
30 October 2017|
Response from Farhan A | Reviewed this property |
it means it will be closed on tuesday as well as 28-1Jan.
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Response from Ahmad A | Reviewed this property |
yes its worth its a freat place
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Response from must_need_H2O | Reviewed this property |
I would send an email to the museum and see if they would work with you or have an answer. The museum was a great place to visit, and if you had a business meeting/party there you would all truly enjoy the experience.