Tsukuba Expo Center

Museum / Science Museum
At this science museum you can see, touch, and enjoy leading edge science. Along with displays that let you learn and experience the mysteries of science you can view miraculous videos and gorgeous starry skies in one of the world’s largest planetariums. With regular events including science shows and lectures you’re sure to make a new discovery every time you visit.

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Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Aduma 2-9 map map Map
9:50-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Monday(The next day if it's a public holiday), New Year's Holiday, There may be days when the facility is closed.
[Admission ticket]
[Adult] 500 yen
[Children (4 years old- High School Students)] 250 yen
[Under 3 years old] Free

[Planetarium ticket (including admission)]
[Adult] 1,000 yen
[Children (4 years old) (High School Students)]500yen
[3 years old and under]Free
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Not available
Available (Smoking area available outdoors)
Available(IBARAKI FREE Wi-Fi)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • A fantastic planetarium and good science museum
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.02.12
    It is very conveniently located, a short walk from the Tsukuba Center train and bus station. Great for a cold or rainy day, or on a leisurely weekend. The original planetarium program can be enjoyed...
  • space stuff
    4.0 Reviewed : 2018.02.14
    just generally really fun if youre a child at heart i recommend the kids section bc even though its the kids section its fun to go in there as an adult as well!i dont particularly recommend the...
  • Must go with kids
    5.0 Reviewed : 2017.07.11
    We spent 2 hours there on a weekday. I went there with my 2 young children and they loved the place a lot. There are lots of science experiments and activities for them to play around and there are a...

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