National Museum of Science and Nature

National Museum of Science and Nature

For those who are a fan of science and dinosaurs, this museum will be excellent! The museum offers many hands-on activities for both kids and adults. Since the museum is divided into the Japan Gallery and the Global Gallery, there are artifacts and exhibitions from all over. Descriptions in English, Chinese and Korean are provided, and there are also English audio guides available to rent out.

Basic Information

Address
7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Phone
03-5777-8600 
Hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays: 9:00a.m. - 8:00p.m.

Fridays and Saturdays (July to Sep.): 9:00a.m. -9:00p.m.

August 13 - 17 and August 20: 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.
Closed
Mondays (Tuesday if a national holiday lands on a Monday)
Year-end holidays (December 27 to January 1)
Fee
Adults and university students: ¥620 (¥310 for groups of 20 or more)
High school students and younger: Free
Credit Card
Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Discover, Diners Club, American Express
Electronic payment: iD, Waon, Edy, Suica, PASMO, ICOCA, Kitaca, ToICA, SUGOCA, nimoca, Hayakaken, manaca, UnionPay
Guide
Audio guides available in English, Chinese and Korean 
(charge not included in admission fee)

Access

  • FromShinjuku Station
    【Shinjuku Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Ikebukuro
    → 【Ueno Sta.】 from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk
  • FromTokyo Station
    【Tokyo Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Ueno
    → 【Ueno Sta.】from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk
  • FromNarita Airport
    【Narita Airport Sta.】Keisei Line / for Keisei Ueno
    → 【Keisei Ueno Sta.】from the Main Exit → about a 15-minute walk
  • FromHaneda Airport
    【Haneda Airport Sta.】Tokyo Monorail / for Hamamatsucho
    → 【Hamamatsucho Sta.】JR Keihintohoku Line / for Tokyo
    → 【Ueno Sta.】from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk

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