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  • Nagoya City Science Museum (Nagoya-shi Kagakukan)
  • Nagoya City Science Museum (Nagoya-shi Kagakukan)
  • Nagoya City Science Museum (Nagoya-shi Kagakukan)
  • Nagoya City Science Museum (Nagoya-shi Kagakukan)

See The World’s Biggest Planetarium at Nagoya City Science Museum

Aichi Prefecture is the home of Japan’s leading Aerospace technology and manufacturing industry. Parts of the ISS, International Space Station were made in Aichi, as were the rockets that took them into space. Rocket and Space Station parts are also on display at the Nagoya Science Center, a fascinating museum housing the Guinness Book record holding world’s largest planetarium.

Experience the -30 degree C Polar room and amazing aurora display, see an 8m high artificial tornado, and visit the Electric Discharge Lab. You can learn about the properties of water through fun experiments too. Special events and exhibits for all ages are regularly staged in the Nagoya City Science Museum, a top class learning facility and tourist attraction in the heart of the city.
Various special events are staged on weekends and holidays, along with the regular daily experiments and demonstrations. You’re invited to see, watch, touch, ask, experience and discover. Guaranteed to amaze and educate children and adults alike.

Nagoya City Science Museum

Nagoya City Science Museum

Brother Earth, the World’s Biggest Planetarium

Nagoya City Science Museum

What looks like the Death Star has descended on Nagoya City, is in fact, at 35 meters across, the world’s biggest planetarium, “Brother Earth”, and one of the highlights of the Nagoya City Science Museum. The star-projector (which looks like some futuristic Death Star weapon!) is one of the world’s most complex and most accurate, and can replicate the night sky seen from the Northern or Southern Hemisphere at any point in time, past or future. Up to 350 visitors can enjoy watching the stars and special simulations of space travel-like star scenes from the comfort of the reclining chairs. Exhibitions and themes change monthly, and every show is fantastic!

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Location : 〒460-0008
2-17-1, Sakae, Naka-ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi
Fee : -Museum and Planetarium: Adults 800 yen, University and Senior High School students 500 yen
-Museum Only: Adults 400 yen, University and Senior High School students 200 yen
*: Junior High School students and younger free of charge
*: University and Senior High School students must show Student ID document.
Opening
days / hours
: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (Last Admission 4:30 PM)
Parking : Private paid parking facilities available in the vicinity.
Restrooms : Available
Holidays : Monday (the following weekday if Monday is a public holiday), the third Friday of the month (the fourth Friday if the third is a public holiday), year's-end and New Year.
Phone number : 052-201-4486

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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    5min (450m) southwards walk from either Exit 4 or Exit 5 of the subway Fushimi Station of the subways Higashiyama / Tsurumai lines (board the subway Higashiyama Line train bound for Fushimi and Fujigaoka from Nagoya Station).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 7min (1km) northwards from Shirakawa Exit of the Nagoya Expressway R2 Higashiyama Route.

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