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Tanegashima Space Center Space Science and Technology Museum種子島宇宙センター宇宙科学技術館

Museum / Science Museum

A museum adjoining Japan’s largest rocket launch site. The museum presents exhibits on the construction of satellites and the design of JAXA rockets. With an advance reservation, visitors can enjoy an expert guided tour of not just the museum but the entire Tanegashima Space Center. The tour is free and held three times a day (excluding Mondays and the New Year’s holidays). Reservations are accepted by phone on a first come, first serve basis. Approximately 50 minutes by car from Tanegashima Airport.

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Kagoshima Pref. Kumagegunminamitanechou Kukinaga Mazu (Amami / Yakushima Island / Tanegashima IslandArea)

phone 0997269244
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9:30-17:00

Review of Tanegashima Space Center Space Science and Technology Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2015/09/08 Good Museum
This is a nice museum - particularly so as its free - that offers an intricate view of rocket history and technology in the area.

Though most of the displays are in Japanese, there are English tour...
Reviewed:2019/09/29 日本のロケットの歴史が学べます。
無料で見学できる場所です。
ロケットの打ち上げ音を体感するシアターには圧倒されます。人間が聞き取れる音域が140dbとは…。体感はそれに近い120dbの音だそうです。
ロケット技術や発射場の歴史を学ぶことができます。
Reviewed:2019/03/09 バスツアーがおすすめ
レンタカーで行ってきました。
施設は全て無料で、外には実物大のロケットが展示してありますが、
施設の中の展示は少し物足りませんでした。
バスツアーは広大な敷地内にある施設を案内して頂き、
発射されなかった実際のロケットや、ロケット発射台、集中指令室などが見れ、
天気も良く、サイコーでした。
また職員向けの食堂が、時間限定ですが解放されていますので、
近くに食事どころがないので、便利です。

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Address
Kagoshima Pref. Kumagegunminamitanechou Kukinaga Mazu [ map ]
Area
Amami / Yakushima Island / Tanegashima IslandArea
Phone
0997269244
Hours
9:30-17:00
Closed
Monday (The next day for Public holiday, Open everyday for Aug.), 12/29-1/1, There may be days when the facility is closed.
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available
[Cars] 37spaces/Large bus 5spaces/Handicapped 2spaces
Credit Card
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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