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Osaka Science Museum (大阪市立科学館)


Museum / Science Museum

A science museum in Nakanoshima, Kita Ward, Osaka City, that focuses on Space and Energy. It first opened in 1989. Here both children and adults can explore space and its discoveries, chemistry, science, electricity, energy, and so much more from all angles in exhibits spread out amongst the different floors. The staff will also present science shows in the areas of their expertise. In the underground planetarium with the world's largest 26.5-meter dome screen you can enjoy videos of the cosmos.


Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 4-2-1 (Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / YodoyabashiArea)

phone 0664445656

9:30-17:00 (Exhibition Hall Last entry 16:30)
* Planetarium final projection from 16:00

Review of Osaka Science Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/04/13 Great Creative Museum
This museum was great! There are many things to learn about science here. There are 4 floors and each floor is a good experience. The foods here are good, too. My favorite one was the balance that...
Reviewed:2019/12/30 Great few hours
Everything is in Japanese but you can get the jist of the experiments. 4 floors of things to do. Good few hours on a wet or too hot day.
Reviewed:2019/12/09 Not your usual museum
If youre not fond of going to musems, you might want to try going here as there are a lot of interactive activities that are offered. My whole family had fun tinkering with the exhibits and at the...

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Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 4-2-1 [map]
Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / YodoyabashiArea
9:30-17:00 (Exhibition Hall Last entry 16:30)
* Planetarium final projection from 16:00
Monday (Next Weekday in case of Public holiday), New Year's Holiday, Temporary Days closed
[Exhibition Hall Admission fee to view]
[Adult] 400yen
[High school student] 300yen
[Up to Junior high school student] Free

[Planetarium Admission fee to view]
[Adult] 600yen
[High school student] 450yen
[3 years old and above, Junior High School Students and below] 300yen
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)
Not available
Available(Osaka Free Wi-Fi)
Temporary closure:Closed until May 20, 2020 (Information as of May 20, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country's third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people's openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname "the nation's kitchen."