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Niigata Science Museum (新潟県立自然科学館)

Museum / Science Museum

This large-scale science museum is located in Chuo Ward, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture. Many of the exhibits encourage direct interaction, allowing visitors to have fun as they learn about the natural sciences. The exhibitions from the first through third floors are divided into the four sections with different themes: Niigata Prefecture’s transformation over time, the natural sciences, science in our lives, and the “mystery plaza.” There’s also a moving dinosaur full-scale model, the largest planetarium on the Japan Sea coast, an outdoors exhibition area where you can experience riding in solar cars, and more, providing plenty for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

place

Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Meikeminami 3-1-1 (Niigata / Tsukioka / AganoArea)

phone 0252833331
place

9:30-16:30(Latest entry16:00)
[SaturdaySundayPublic holiday, During Summer]9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

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Address
Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Meikeminami 3-1-1 [map]
Area
Niigata / Tsukioka / AganoArea
Phone
0252833331
Hours
9:30-16:30(Latest entry16:00)
[SaturdaySundayPublic holiday, During Summer]9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
Tuesday (The next day for Public holidays), New Year's Holiday (12/29-1/3)
* Others are closed due to facility inspection
Fees
[Admission fee]
[Adult] 580yen
[Small Junior High School Students] 100yen (* Weekday Free)

[Planetarium (* Separate from Admission fee)]
[Adult] 210yen
[Small Junior High School Students] 100yen
Parking Lot
Available(250spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(Freewi-fi)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.