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Frequently Asked Questions

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What types of exhibits are there at the museum?
The museum introduces visitors to the latest technologies in an approachable way through impressive exhibits of actual machines, large-scale models and experience-based exhibits based on themes such as LAND, SEA, SKY, and SPACE.
How long does it take to see everything at the museum?
It takes between one and one and a half hours, although it depends on you.
What age range is the museum aimed at?
Everyone from preschoolers to adults can enjoy the experience. We recommended the museum for 4th grade elementary school students and older.
Is the museum wheelchair accessible?
An elevator is available. Please ask one of our staff for assistance. There are also restrooms for people in wheelchairs.
As the museum is barrier-free, visitors in wheelchairs can visit without hindrance.
How much are the admission fees?
Regular admission fees are 500 yen for adults, 300 yen for junior and senior high school students and 200 yen for elementary school students.
Preschool Children and senior aged 65 or older : Free(with ID)
Are group discounts available?
A 100 yen discount per person is available for groups of 20 or more. Admission fees with the group discount become 400 yen for adults, 300 yen for junior and senior high school students and 100 yen for elementary school students.
Are discounts available for people with disabilities?
If you present your ID or certificate at the reception, you and your attendant will be admitted for free.
When is the museum closed?
The museum is closed on every Tuesday (following day if Tuesday is a national holiday), at the year-end and New Year, and on specified closed days.
Are parking spaces available?
The building has pay parking in the basement with space for 463 vehicles (\250 for 30 minutes.
Free parking spaces for buses are also available for group visitors (advance reservation required, only available during museum visiting time). We recommend making a reservation as early as possible because spaces are limited.
Is there somewhere I can park my bicycle?
The area around the museum is a parking prohibited zone. Kindly use a nearby bicycle lot.
Is there a place to stow strollers?
Stroller parking is available at the entrance.
Are there any facilities serving food?
Although there are no facilities serving food inside the museum, visitors are free to leave and reenter the museum any number of times on the same day.
Is there a place to buy souvenirs?
The Museum Shop is located on the 1st floor, and carries a wide range that includes space goods such as space food and space pens, craft kits, precision models of ships and airplanes, not to mention original goods.
You are, of course, welcome to visit only the Museum Shop, if you wish.