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National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - Joy of Museums

The National Museum of Nature and Science focuses on natural history exhibits and interactive scientific experiences. The museum also includes historical pre-Meiji science in Japan.

Among the many exhibits in the National Museum of Nature and Science, the following are highlights:

To help you better appreciate the National Museum of Nature and Science the following guides will be helpful:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:              National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo
  • Japanese:        国立科学博物館
  • Previous Names:  Ministry of Education Museum, Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Science Museum, the National Science Museum of Japan
  • City:                 Tokyo
  • Country:         Japan
  • Opened:          1871
  • Type:               Nature and Science museum
  • Location:        7-20 Uenokoen, Taitō, Japan

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