Nagoya City Science Museum, Nagoya-shi

Nagoya City Science Museum, Nagoya-shi - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 2 Chome-17-1 Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0008, Japan

Phone: +81-522014486

Ticket Price: 400 JPY

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

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Museum, Planetarium , Family And Kids, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

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About Nagoya City Science Museum, Nagoya-shi

It's hard to miss the museum - the giant silver globe that houses the world's largest planetarium is rather prominent. The planetarium shows, which happen six times a day, are the main attraction of the museum. Most of the Museum's other attractions were renovated in 2011 and 2012 to coincide with the opening of the planetarium. The museum has seven floors of exhibits which are mostly interactive, and stimulate various scientific and natural phenomena - the water cycle, tornadoes, electricity, and deep freezing, to name a few. Temporary exhibitions are held in the basement. Check the schedules for these exhibits on the attraction website. Also of interest are the buildings own photovoltaic power generators, the exterior green wall, and the earthquake resistant construction.

Nagoya City Science Museum Information

  • Guides are provided in multiple languages.
  • Wheelchairs available on request.
  • There is a museum restaurant where you can have lunch.
  • Planetarium shows are in Japanese only but are still quite interesting.

Nagoya City Science Museum Ticket Prices

  • Museum and planetarium: 800 yen
  • High school & university students
  • Museum & Planetarium 500 yen
  • Museum only 200 yen
  • Junior high school students and below: Free
  • Residents over 65 years of age:
  • Museum & Planetarium 200 yen
  • Museum only 100 yen
  • A large variety of shows happen in the planetarium and Museum multiple times a day. Check attraction website for hours regarding the day of your visit. 

Nagoya City Science Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Last admission at 4:30pm
  • Hours given do not apply to planetarium night projections.
  • Planetarium shows run for 1 hour 

How To reach Nagoya City Science Museum by Public Transport

  • Higashiyama and Tsurumai Subway Lines stop Fushimi Station

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  • Aside from the language barriers the exhibition is great. A few stands out including the tornado, Tesla coils and water structures. Did not have a chance to go into the sub-zero room.

  • So much fun!! Now this is a great family museum. There was so much to do. My daughter loved it. But it was PACKED. If you are a solo traveler....this may not be for you or go on a day when school is in session. We only bought the museum ticket (the cheapest option) and we spent ALL afternoon there. There were tons of hands on activities and shows. If you brought your kid's to Nagoya this is a must see

  • Large, well-organized science museum. exhibits and hands-on activities for kids of different ages, and adults. Giant Planetarium is the top attraction for adults and older kids. Awesome.

  • Great place for Interactive learning for kids, young people and even adults. Lots of fun things to do there. English pamphlets available at front desk.

  • A really cool place, it's soo huge that less than 2-3 hours won't work. And that is while taking into consideration that nothing but the titles are written in english, it's all in japanese.

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