Visit

Opening hours

Opening hours
09:30 – 16:50 (last admission at 16:00)
Closing days
Some Wednesday (If Wednesday is a national holiday, the Museum is open Wednesday and closed the following day.)Dec. 28 to Jan. 3
Open on Wednesday for the following:
* Mar. 20 to Apr. 6
* Apr. 29 to May. 5
* Jul. 20 to Aug. 31
* Oct. 1
* November to February
Where to eat
Please use the following designated areas for eating and drinking. Please refrain from eating or drinking anywhere else in the museum.
  • (1)Please use the tables and chairs outside the exhibition booths on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors
  • (2)Group visitors’ lounges on the 2nd and 4th floors
  • ・Cannot be used when events are being held or there are group reservations
  • ・One group can use the lounges for up to 30 minutes (advanced group bookings required)
Provided free of charge
・Lockers (from the 2nd to 5th floor)
・Two wheelchairs (first-come first-served)
Others
  • ・Baby buggy storage space (beside the ticket counter, at the bottom of the escalators on the 2nd and 4th floor, and near elevator on the 5th floor)
  • ・Cold water dispensers (by the entrance to the toilets on the 3rd and 5th floors)
  • ・Smoking is forbidden in any part of the museum (including electronic and heated tobacco products)

Admission fees and payment methods

Ticket type Adults 65 or over Senior and junior high school students Elementary school students and children 4 or over Pre-school children 3 or under Payment methods
Ordinary 720 410 260 Free of charge Cash only
Ordinary Discounts 650 650 370 240 Free of charge
Group Discounts 520 520 310 210 Free of charge
Visitors with disabilities Discounts 310 310 210 150 Free of charge
Ticket type Adults
Ordinary 720
Ordinary Discounts 650
Group Discounts 520
Visitors with disabilities Discounts 310
Ticket type 65 or over
Ordinary 720
Ordinary Discounts 650
Group Discounts 520
Visitors with disabilities Discounts 310
Ticket type Senior and junior high school students
Ordinary 720
Ordinary Discounts 650
Group Discounts 520
Visitors with disabilities Discounts 310
Ticket type Elementary school students
Ordinary 720
Ordinary Discounts 650
Group Discounts 520
Visitors with disabilities Discounts 310
Ticket type Pre-school children
Ordinary 720
Ordinary Discounts 650
Group Discounts 520
Visitors with disabilities Discounts 310
Ticket type Payment methods
Ordinary Cash only
Ordinary Discounts
Group Discounts
Visitors with disabilities Discounts

The following persons are able to receive a discount when purchasing tickets

  • * Those with documents such as a driving license proving they are 65 years-old or over
  • * Those with repeat visitor tickets
  • * Those with a Disability Certificate (a discount will also be given to one accompanying person)
  • * Admission is free for those with a “Tokyo Museum Grutto Pass” (museum entry and discount tickets)
  • * Groups of 20 or more people such as school or travel tours)

Advanced group bookings are required. Please contact us.

Directions

Address

Science Museum
2-1 Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0091

By train

Tokyo Metro Tozai Line
・About a 550m-walk from Exit 1b of Takebashi Station (T-08)
・About an 800m-walk from Exit 2 of Kudanshita Station (T-07)
Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line
About an 800m-walk from Exit 2 of Kudanshita Station (Z-06)
Toei Subway Shinjuku Line
About an 800m-walk from Exit 2 of Kudanshita Station (S-05)

By car (parking places)

The museum does not have a parking lot so please use the pay-parking lot in Kitanomaru Park (first-come first-served)

Inquiries numbers: 
03-3214-3048  03-3212-2321

Accessibility

We make every effort to equip the interior environment of the museum so that it can be used with peace of mind by all visitors.

Languages

Languages
  • Floor Guide: English (handed out)
  • Explanation of exhibits, indoor signage: English (labels attached)
  • Experimental programs: English (explanatory sheets handed out)

Visitors using wheelchairs

Visitors using wheelchairs
  • There are slopes to the left and right of the Science Museum entrance
  • There is an elevator in the center of the museum building (please ask staff for assistance)
  • Multipurpose toilets catering for those in wheelchairs are located on the 1st, 3rd and 4th floors
  • Wheelchairs are available to be borrowed. Please inquire to the staff on the 1st floor ticket counter .

Visitors with hearing disabilities

Visitors with hearing disabilities
  • Writing devices are available at the 1st floor ticket counter and 5th floor staff counter
  • !The following exhibition rooms contain exhibits and experiments that generate sudden or loud sounds:
  • 2D Waku Eco Motor Land
  • 3C Denki Factory
  • 3D Electro Hall “Link to Cyberspace”
  • 4F Construction World
  • 4I Science Stadium
  • 5D Mechanics
  • 5E Optics
  • 5G Orienteering
  • 5I Works

Visitors with visual disabilities

Visitors with visual disabilities
  • Magnifying glasses are available at the 1st floor ticket counter and 5th floor staff counter.
  • Dogs to assist the persons with disabilties (guide dogs, service dogs and hearing assistance dogs) are permitted to enter the building.
  • !The following exhibition rooms contain exhibits that emit flashing lights or very bright lighting:
  • 4I Science Stadium
  • 5E Optics
  • 5F Illusion A
  • 5I Works
  • !The following exhibition rooms contain exhibits in dark spaces:
  • 3C Denki Factory
  • 3D Electro Hall “Link to Cyberspace”
  • 4C Tetsunomaru-koen 1 chome
  • 4B Synra Dome
  • 4I Science Stadium
  • 5E Optics
  • 5F Illusion A
  • !The following exhibition rooms contain exhibits that include sensory illusions:
  • 5F Illusion A
  • 5G Orienteering

Visitors with pacemakers

Visitors with pacemakers
  • !The following exhibition rooms contain exhibits and experiments that generate electromagnetic fields or static electricity:
  • 2D Waku Eco Motor Land
  • 3C Denki Factory
  • 4C Tetsunomaru-koen 1 chome
  • 5G Orienteering
  • 5I Works

Ostomates

Ostomates
  • There is a restroom usable by ostomates on the 3rd floor.
    *Note that hot water is not dispensed.

Visitors with small children

Visitors with small children
  • There is a lactation space on the 5th floor (there is no hot or cold water).
  • There are baby seats and baby chairs in the multipurpose rooms on the 1st, 3rd and 4th floors (and a baby seat in the 5th floor lactation space).
  • Please ask at the 5th floor staff counter about borrowing the 5th floor-only baby cars (available on a first-come first-served basis.

Other information

AED
  • Automated external defibrillators (AED) are installed at the right side of the 1st floor main entrance and the Science Museum office on the 4th floor.
The First Aid Room
  • The First Aid Room is inside the Science Museum offices on the 4th floor (there are no medical staff in attendance so it is not possible to make diagnoses or provide medicine)
ask
  • Please ask the ticket counter staff on the 1st floor about places where you can pray.

Reasonable Ticket

Repeat visitor tickets

Repeat visitor tickets are a three-ticket set consisting of two discounted admission tickets and one free admission ticket.
The Science Museum conducts around 20 types of experimental programs in around 20 exhibition rooms about 40 times each day. It is not possible to see all of these in the space of just one day. Please use the good value repeat visitor tickets.

  • (1)One ticket for each ordinary visitor is handed out one free at the ticket counter on the 1st floor. This ticket can be used the next time you visit the museum.
  • (2)The tickets have to be signed and can be used only by the person they were given to.
  • (3)They cannot be used in conjunction with other tickets.
  • (4)Tickets that have been torn off, are not stamped or are past the date of validity cannot be used.
  • (5)The tickets are valid for one year from the date of issue.

Tokyo Museum Grutto Pass

The Science Museum is a participant in the Tokyo Museum Grutto Pass scheme, and pass holders can gain admission free of charge.
Tokyo Museum Grutto Pass is a pass consisting of a set of entrance tickets and discount tickets for 95 facilities, mainly in the Tokyo area. The passes can be purchased at the 1st floor ticket counter .

  • (1)Valid for two months after first use, and expiring on March 31.
  • (2)Stamps for the stamp rally are on the 3rd floor.

*Please refer to the Tokyo Museum Grutto Pass guide for details.

Guide Map

Guide Map

The museum guide map can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Guide map download