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Tsukuba Expo Center (つくばエキスポセンター)

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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.

place

Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Aduma 2-9 (Tsukuba / UshikuArea)

phone 0298581100
place

9:50-17:00(Last entry16:30)

Review of Tsukuba Expo Center

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/02/12 A fantastic planetarium and good science museum
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...
Reviewed:2018/02/14 space stuff
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...
Reviewed:2017/07/11 Must go with kids
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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Details

Address
Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Aduma 2-9 [map]
Area
Tsukuba / UshikuArea
Phone
0298581100
Hours
9:50-17:00(Last entry16:30)
Closed
Monday (The next day for Public holidays), New Year's holiday, May close outside of stated days
Fees
[Admission ticket] [Adult] 500yen [Children (4 years old-High school students)] 250yen [3 years old or younger] Free [Planetarium ticket (including admission)] [Adult] 1,000yen [Children (4) Years-High school students)] 500yen [3 years old and under] Free
Parking Lot
Available(60spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available (Smoking area available outdoors)
Wi-Fi
Available(IBARAKI FREE Wi-Fi)
English Menu
Available (Some English commentary sheet Available)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Day] 1-1,000yen [Night] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

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