Guests from Japan and Overseas

Miraikan welcomes many researchers and famous personalities from Japan and overseas. This section introduces the guests that visit Miraikan.

September 17, 2014

Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Mr. Tomohiro YAMAMOTO

September 16, 2014

the Spanish State Secretary for Research, Development and Innovation, Kingdom of Spain

Ms. Carmen Vela Olmo

September 6, 2014

Minister for Education, Church, Culture & Gender Equality, Greenland

Mr. Nick Nielsen

August 21, 2014

Astronaut, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Dr. Koichi Wakata

July 24, 2014


Mr. Damon Albarn

July 23, 2014

Director-general of National Science and Technology Museum, Taiwan

Dr. Shiunn-Shyang Chen

July 23, 2014

Permanent Representatives to the United Nations

July 16, 2014

Senior Vice-Minister

Mr. Yasutoshi NISHIMURA

July 14, 2014

Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy, Minister of State for Space Policy


July 13, 2014

Astronaut, Institute of Astronautics Technical University, Munich

Dr. Ulrich Walter

July 10, 2014

Governor of Fukui Prefecture

Mr. Issei Nishikawa

June 12, 2014

Actor, the United States of America

Mr. George Takei

May 28, 2014

Member of Parliament, Former Federal Minister for Research and Technology, Federal Republic of Germany

Prof. Dr. Heinz Riesenhuber

May 26, 2014

Permanent Representatives to the United Nations

April 26, 2014

Laureate Fellow at The Australian National University, 2011 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics (2nd person from the right)

Prof. Brian Schmidt

Director, Australian Square Kilometre Array Office (2nd person from the left)

Prof. Brian Boyle

April 24, 2014

President of the United States

Mr. Barack Obama

March 26, 2014

State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry


March 24, 2014

Minister for Justice, The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

H.E. Dr. Dionisio da Costa Babo Soares