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.
7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo
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.
Mondays (Tuesday if a national holiday lands on a Monday) Year-end holidays (December 27 to January 1)
Adults and university students: ¥620 (¥310 for groups of 20 or more) High school students and younger: Free
Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Discover, Diners Club, American Express Electronic payment: iD, Waon, Edy, Suica, PASMO, ICOCA, Kitaca, ToICA, SUGOCA, nimoca, Hayakaken, manaca, UnionPay
Audio guides available in English, Chinese and Korean (charge not included in admission fee)
【Shinjuku Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Ikebukuro → 【Ueno Sta.】 from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk
【Tokyo Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Ueno → 【Ueno Sta.】from the Ueno Park Exit → about a 10-minute walk
【Narita Airport Sta.】Keisei Line / for Keisei Ueno → 【Keisei Ueno Sta.】from the Main Exit → about a 15-minute walk
【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