Oarai Wakuwaku Science Museum (大洗わくわく科学館)
A water science museum situated right in front of sprawling ocean located at the Marine Tower-minami Intersection a 20-minute walk from Oarai Station on the Oarai Kashima Line. The first floor of the museum looks at the world of the sea bottom, while the second floor focuses on the ocean surface and includes exhibits which you can touch and interact with. The museum also holds events every Saturday and Sunday introducing the wonders of the sea through crafting classes and experiments. In addition, there's a playground in the square in front of the museum for small children to play.
Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Minatochuou 12 (Mito / Oarai / HitachinakaArea)
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- Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Minatochuou 12 [map]
- 10:00-16:30(Latest entry16:00)
- Monday, Tuesday (The next day for Public holidays), Regular Maintenance and inspection day.
- [Admission fee] Adults200yen, Small/Junior High School Students100yen, Over 65/Elementary School Students Less than Free
- Parking Lot
- Credit Card
- Not available
- Not available
- Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
- Estimated stay time
- 30-60 minutes
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Just a stone’s throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuen - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.