Nagoya City Science Museum 名古屋市科学館

Nagoya City Science Museum
Nagoya City Science Museum

Science has never been so fun

With enthralling exhibits on various fields of science, interactive learning for children of all ages, and the world's biggest planetarium, Nagoya City Science Museum is exciting and informative.

How to Get There

The museum is a seven-minute walk from Fushimi Station.

From Nagoya take the Higashiyama Line for one stop to Fushimi. If you're traveling from Tokyo, take the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen heading to Shin-Osaka and get off at Nagoya Station. From Osaka, take the same line heading toward Tokyo.

Quick Facts

The museum houses three main sections: technology, life sciences, and general science

You should book tickets for the planetarium in advance

The museum's exhibits are spread over seven floors

Seeing stars

With its silver 35-meter spherical planetarium, it's hard to miss the Nagoya City Science Museum, an essential stop when exploring Nagoya .

The planetarium's programs change monthly and cover current astronomical phenomena. Sit back, relax, and let the stars do their magic.

Interactive learning has never been so enjoyable

The seven-floor museum is packed with all manner of amazing exhibits and experiments. You can even witness a nine-meter tall twister rising into the sky at the Tornado Lab.

Experience the extreme temperatures of the earth's polar regions in the Deep Freeze Lab and as you move around the museum, take part in all manner of hands-on activities.

While you're here

The Nagoya City Science Museum is on the grounds of Shirakawa Park where locals come to play sports and enjoy the fine weather. Also in the park is Nagoya City Art Museum where you can view over 1,200 works from Japanese and international artists. Just a five-minute walk from there is the incredible Osu Kannon temple.

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