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National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

National Museum of Nature and Science - Tokyo, Japan
National Museum of Nature and Science
7-20 Uenokoen, Tokyo, Japan 110-8718Map
+81 3 3822 0111
Neighborhood: Taito-ku
Overview

This huge, two-building general science museum was established in 1877 and covers a wide variety of scientific knowledge including the evolution of living things, the Earth's formative history, nature, and astronomy. It has on display a giant dinosaur fossil, a moon rock and the stuffed body of Hachiko, the famous loyal Akita dog. If you cannot read Japanese, bring along a Japanese friend who can translate things for you. Otherwise, the range of sites to see will be limited.

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National Museum of Nature and Science General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Friday from 09:00 AM to 08:00 PM, Friday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Science & Technology
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Ueno Station
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