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Miyazaki Science Center宮崎科学技術館

Museum / Science Museum

This science museum has one of the world's largest planetariums. Outside is a 40-meter-tall full-scale mockup of an H1 rocket and inside is a replica of the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander Module. The planetarium shows three shows per day, each approximately 50 minutes long. The shows explore that evening's night sky with explanations from popular characters from space-themed anime. There's also hand on exhibitions, including a simulation where you can try controlling a spaceship, making this a great place to bring kids to. The museum is a two-minute walk from JR Miyazaki Station.

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place Miyazaki Pref. Miyazakishi Miyazakiekihigashi 1-2-2
phone 0985232700

Review of Miyzaki Science Center

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Reviewed:2018/10/18 No English whatsoever
Located just behind Miyazaki JR station (east exit) is the Science Center of Miyazaki. Easy to find since they put a huge rocket in front of it which is towering high above the surrounding area.
The...
Reviewed:2017/07/08 Wasted opportunity
The planetarium in itself is great and first part of the show is pretty exciting. Second part is an anime that in no way utilizes their great setup. I got a good half hour sleep.
Everything was in...
Reviewed:2017/05/01 Fun and exciting
Free parking at the museum in the lot. The admission was only ¥700 I believe. Many fun things to do like check your weight for other planets, a Tibet play area for kids, and some activities that you...

Details

Address

Miyazaki Pref. Miyazakishi Miyazakiekihigashi 1-2-2 [map]

Phone

0985232700

Hours
9:00-16:30 (until 16:00)
Closed
Monday (Open for Public holiday), Public holiday The next day (except SaturdaySunday Public holiday), 12/29-1/3
Fees
[Exhibition room Admission fee] Adults (High School Students or higher) 540 yen, Children (4 years old-Junior High School Students) 210 yen
[exhibition room and planetarium] Adults 750 yen, Children 310 yen
Parking Lot
Available 40spaces
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

    There is no Bus Stop nearby.
    There is no IC nearby.

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An unmissable highlight of Kyushu, Miyazaki prefecture satisfies nature lovers with its dramatic gorges cut out of rugged cliffs, leading into waterfalls and beaches of green-blue water popular among surfers. Takachiho Gorge in the north of the prefecture tells a tale of centuries-old Japanese mythology in a fantastic setting, allowing visitors to explore the waters by boat before heading up to the cave at the Awano Iwato Shrine, where the sun goddess was said to have hidden, plunging the world into darkness.

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