National Museum of Nature and Science, Taito

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Discover the wonders of the natural world on a tour of National Museum of Nature and Science. Founded in 1871, the museum boasts a variety of exhibitions and interactive displays focused on the natural history of Japan, as well as the rest of the world. Visit the Japanese gallery and acquaint yourself with the history of living things on the islands, or explore the global display to learn about evolution, scientific progress, and animal life. View the stuffed body of Hachiko, the legendary dog and subject of the eponymous movie, a fragment of the Nantan meteorite, a World War II fighter plane, and numerous other permanent and temporary collections. Put National Museum of Nature and Science on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Tokyo trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Will come around in a rural small will be further human exhibition. The crowded because it is in the midst of Golden whole firm wanted to see and know. 1 o'clock on the local takes a special exhibition tickets, was the admission of too much 2:30. Time to visit the exhibition. Permanent exhibition of only the one hotel, one and half hour over all well anyhow. Because it was time when it comes to the human body exhibition. With fee-based commentary audio Jahn at 520 yen, also firmly. Had formaldehyde packed around the animal's body, but of human beings was hiding, you want to watch wandered off. Giraffe guts was hanging like balloon is there. In the exhibit was about two hours. I thought are those who want to see firm sees all the exhibition look good and tired, so it was impossible, but since this morning trying but not?. Pickable, snack restaurant, but to bring that hope. There were a lot of people have eaten on the courtyard lawn. Limited holidays, etc. also exhibits no interest only, but the kid-friendly description of the volunteers one day about four times and held several points, so it's just hear and study is interesting. Crowded and baby strollers are still tight. Many families are struggling.
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  • Permanent exhibition is divided into the main building and the annex, which is impressive. Exhibition, one in because it would mostly timed out trying to facelift to concentrate on exhibition for the first time, if that. Especially stuffed room is a sight to see. The facility, where you can enjoy both children and adults.
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  • If you enjoy looking at stuffed animals, pinned butterflies and cockroaches, rocks, clocks, microscopes, dinosaur bones, fossils, and diaromas, but with very few English labels, this is the place for ...  more »
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  • It's overall a nice place to visit if you enjoy going through a detailed exhibition of all things science and nature through the time. They have two sections, the international section and the Japanese section so you can easily spend 3-5 hours there. You can buy your tickets at the entrance and there's typically no queues to get the tickets. It's also a great place for family and they have chairs in all the exhibition halls for anyone who wants to take a quick rest. The only setback is that all the descriptions are written in Japanese, so if you're interested in understanding the exhibition, you'll need to rent the audio guide for an additional fee.
  • I strongly recommend you to visit this museum, if you have sufficient time in Tokyo. It should be the best museum for science introduction in Japan. The exhibits here are not famous for their value or rareness, but the vivid arrangement and interaction. You can see the exhibition about geology, life, high-tech and some featuring content about Japan. It is extremely suitable for children to visit to bring them the enthusiasm about science. There is a tiny dilemma that multi-language service is not very complete here.
  • I just love this museum. I have visited this museum more than once, and each time I discover some thing thing new. Last time it was a rainy holiday. I just love the long big pendulum that hangs from the top most floor, and shows the degree of earth's rotation. I think that this museum has a nice collection of minerals. One more interesting thing of this museum is, at the souvenirs section you can buy original T-REX tooth fossil. Must visit.
  • Spent a wonderful 7.5 hours here with my husband and 7 year old Daughter. We hired some audio guides and had a fantastic day looking around the permanent exhibition. We didn't get to see everything in that time but we made it to all the parts we wanted to see.
  • This is a well designed and maintained museum, but not for people who don't speak Japanese. Almost everything is in Japanese. If you want to read and learn about what you see, there is almost no English. Many of the computer screens in front of display groups did not have any information in English. The 3D video show is also in Japanese. This makes no sense given the many tourists in Tokyo!
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