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National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan

2-3-6 Aomi, Koto 135-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3570-9151
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Interactive and fascinating

A slightly different take on science museums, in that it encourages you to think about the future... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Hatfia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Very interesting

It's a very interesting place indeed and it's worth every single yen as you have so much to explore... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
George G
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London, United Kingdom
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2-3-6 Aomi, Koto 135-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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+81 3-3570-9151
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A slightly different take on science museums, in that it encourages you to think about the future and how we might shape it or want it to be. Well laid out and offering lots of interactive displays in various areas of science - space, medicine,...More

1  Thank Hatfia
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

It's a very interesting place indeed and it's worth every single yen as you have so much to explore and see. We stayed in for about three hours to try most of the things and to have a better understanding of how everything works. Overall...More

1  Thank George G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Wow. The globe with the weather system, Asimo, and the living quaters of the space station. The written displays are in Japanese and English, but the interesting oral interactive bits seem to be in Japanese only. THe famous robot Asimo made an appearance at set...More

1  Thank Pete026
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Miraikan is a sensational museum for kids and adults alike. You could easily spend the whole day here. All the exhibits have excellent explanations in Japanese and English, and most have interactive features. The dancing robot is a highlight, and it is worth getting...More

1  Thank Katetribeca
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had only one hour so we have seen only Animo - Robot Honda and some other atraction and we had to leave this museum at 17h. It should be better with more information in english. Very interesting was the "speaking baby". We buy tickets...More

1  Thank Jana B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very interesting for people who are interested in robots. There is a show with Asimo the Honda robot. Be aware the many attractions are to be paid in addition to the entry fee which gives access only to a few attractions.

4  Thank Nadia R
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Value for money as school age kids were admitted free. The sphere (earth) was amazing. The kids as well as the adults enjoyed looking at 'earth' from a different perspective. 'Asimo' was fascinating to watch. Amazing to watch what technology is capable of. All the...More

2  Thank CWKB2
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This museum was brilliant, however first of all I must note it closes at 5:30pm, so give yourself plenty of time. There is so much interesting things to do at this museum, and I highly recommend it. It is a bit out of the way,...More

Thank marrioa05
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Having visited Tokyo a couple of times already, we ran out of the must-see places to hit, so tried out the Nat'l Museum of Emerging Sciences. There was a temporary exhibition on the science/background of Ninja's which also helped pique the interest of my kids....More

Thank QuakesNewYork
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Allow plenty of time to visit this fantastic museum, it's not just about seeing Asimo - although I have to admit he is rather endearing. Lots of robots, humanoids, interactive exhibits and a nice cafe to grab a bit of lunch. Enjoyed the 3D dome...More

1  Thank Madkath
Nearby
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris
wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of
shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a
hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is
very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has
ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find
restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much
...More
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Jessica H
4 May 2017|
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Response from Severisth |
Asimo is at 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, and 16:00. It lasts 10 minutes.
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HelenHS
26 April 2017|
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Response from mabei0123 | Reviewed this property |
You cannot and you don't have to reserve tickets in advance. Read the website of Miraikan written in English carefully.
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Boriquen87
26 March 2017|
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Response from kasuntw | Reviewed this property |
Miraikan Show is better......
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