Osaka Science Museum

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.

Spot details

Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 4-2-1
9:30-17:00 (Exhibition Hall Last entry 16:30)
*Planetarium final projection starts at 16:00
Monday (next weekday for public holidays), New Year's holiday, special days closed
[Exhibition hall admission fee] [Adult]400yen[High school student]300yen[Up to junior high school student]Free[Planetarium admission fee][Adult]600yen[High school student]450yen[3 years old and over Junior high school students and below] 300yen
Parking Lot
Available (only for reservation group bus)
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)
※Sale of admission tickets
Not available
Available(Osaka Free Wi-Fi)
* The entire building will be closed until 2022 2Monday 1 Sunday (Tuesday) due to facility maintenance etc.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Remarks:per person
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Update your website!
    1.0 Reviewed:2021.12.21
    They need to update their website to show they are closed for an extended period. Will not reopen until Feb 2022. We wasted an hour getting there and we opted for this instead of the earthquake...
  • Great Creative Museum
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.04.13
    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...
  • Great few hours
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.12.30
    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.

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