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NAGOYA CITY SCIENCE MUSEUM

The world's biggest planetarium and a full impact hands-on display.

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Science museum

This science museum is located in the center of Nagoya city comprising 3 buildings, “Life Sciences building”, “Science and Technology building”, and “Astronomy building”.
Various hands-on displays are provided such as an aurora movie in a room with -30℃ in“Tornado Lab” (Currently suspended as of July, 2021). The large-scale exhibitions with the full impact make you feel the bodily sensation of nature’s miracle such as “Tornado Lab” generating an artificial tornado at the height of 9M, and “Electric Discharge Lab” generating an electric discharge of 1.2 million volts.

The most remarkable exhibition is “Planetarium NTP Planet” at the inside planetarium dorm of 35m listed in the Guinness world record. With recent digital technology, have reproduced a highly realistic starry sky, and its dynamic beauty will take your breath away. Monthly programs are screened about an astronomical event and some topics of the universe, also they feature a cureter’s guidance during the screening.

Highlights

  • The world's biggest planetarium. Listed in the Guinness world record.
  • Three buildings, “Life Sciences building”, “Science and Technology building”, and“Astronomy building” provides an ingenious planned exhibition in each field.
  • Ⅼarge exhibits shows with full impact experiences such as“Deep Freezing Lab”, “Tornado Lab” and “Electric Discharge Lab”.

Photos

  • The museum comprises 3 buildings, “Life Sciences building”, “Science and Technology building”, and “Astronomy building” and shows about 260 exhibitions.

    The museum comprises 3 buildings, “Life Sciences building”, “Science and Technology building”, and “Astronomy building” and shows about 260 exhibitions.

  • The world's biggest planetarium is listed in the Guinness world record.

    The world's biggest planetarium is listed in the Guinness world record.

  • In “Electric Discharge Lab”,   you will see an exhibition where 2 big-size coils generate electric discharge.

    In “Electric Discharge Lab”, you will see an exhibition where 2 big-size coils generate electric discharge.

  • In “Tornado Lab”, a person can go inside a tornado each time.

    In “Tornado Lab”, a person can go inside a tornado each time.

  • “Exploring Water” shows water cycle on the earth.

    “Exploring Water” shows water cycle on the earth.

  • A skeletal specimen of Mapusaurus is exhibited on the 2nd floor in the Life Sciences building.

    A skeletal specimen of Mapusaurus is exhibited on the 2nd floor in the Life Sciences building.

Reviews

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  • 陳建韋

    有很多實驗性的東西和體驗操作,用互動式的方式去了解科學,充滿了寓教於樂的學習不無聊,不只小朋友,中學生連大人們都可以增加知識。

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Details

Name in Japanese
名古屋市科学館
Postal Code
460-0008
Address
In Shirakwa park 2-17-1, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi
Tel
052-201-4486
Closed
On Mondays (The next weekday if the Monday is a public holiday)
The 3rd Friday (The4th Friday if the 3rd Friday is a public holiday
From December 29th to January 3rd, after etc.
Business Hours
9:30am-5:00pm (Admission allowed until 4:30pm)
Admission fee
[Museum only] Adults 400 yen
University and high school students (student ID required) 200 yen
Junior high school and under Free
[Museum & Planetarium]Adults 800 yen
University and high school students (student ID required) 500 yen
Junior high school and under Free
Access
About a 5minute walk from Fushimi station, Nagoya municipal subway
Credit Cards
Not accepted
Official Website
Official Website (English)