National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, Koto

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#2 of 18 in Childrens Museums in Tokyo
Technology enthusiasts and families with children will enjoy a tour of National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan. Literally named "Future Museum," it was established in 2001 and focuses on the science and technology that will mark the immediate future. Enjoy educational and interactive exhibits that explore robotics, biology, space exploration, and other topics relating to cutting edge technology and sciences. Most of the displays feature English translations, while the theater and planetarium offer an English audio option. Add National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan and other attractions to your Tokyo trip itinerary using our Tokyo trip itinerary maker site .
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  • I missed out this place in these many years. Must visit for the everyone. GeoSim, Asimo will blow your mind. Many other things are there to explore for such cheap entry fee.  more »
  • The Museum, on the outside with a plus. The children will be very interesting. If I had not been to the Science Museum in Amsterdam, Tokyo would impress me more. Perhaps, specifically this is already a bit outdated. Robots now especially nobody will be surprised. If suddenly you nothing to do and you have to pass a couple of hours at Odaiba, the visit can be.
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  • Although a little out of the way to get to, Miraikan is a hidden gem. For a very reasonable entrance fee (cheap by North American standards) the introduction to robotics, science, space was enjoyed by...  more »
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  • I love it here! If you are into science, or just someone who's trying to get a fresh perspective on the world, this is a good place to drop by. And the view going here is near the seaside so bonus points if you like the sea. Try to schedule your visit when there are exhibitions though to maximize your visit, since the trip here takes almost an hour.
  • This is an OK museum, with a few informative exhibits. Not great if you don't read Japanese though, be warned. The huge globe in the middle is stunning.... But they've put tablets on some of the lounge chairs that are supposed to be interactive but often don't work, rarely work well, and never make any sense. So just sit and relax.
  • Who said museums are boring? This place could be from the future! Most displays/installations are interactive and fun. Best part was getting to meet Asimov. Even though he has been around more than a decade, it was thrilling to see Asimov make those moves.
  • The best museum I've ever visited, I loved it, it explains in a easy way a lot of things and you can also find information of the last innovations in a easy and understandable way. Also, the show of ASIMO is very good. Very recommended.
  • Asimo was really cool, high school students loved him too. Also, the humanoid conversation experience was a lot of fun. Even though you're just talking to someone else while they're controlling the humanoid, it feels like you're talking to the robot. Feels crazy

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