Questions on Miraikan
Basically the target ages are for junior/high school and over, but since there are participation-based exhibits and robot demonstrations, there are visitors of pre-school age.
The explanations for almost all the exhibits are offered both in Japanese and English.
The museum is an independent tour-based facility so each visitor can freely tour the museum. If there are any questions on the exhibits, there are science communicators on each floor, so please contact them. They will provide detailed explanations.
There are no suggested routes.
It will take about 2 hours, but it may be better to give yourself extra time if you will be enjoying the theater.
Yes, it is. Please have your entry ticket available to show when reentering the building.
*Reentry may not be allowed for featured events.
Please ask staff to use them.
We are sorry but we do not allow any kind of pet in the museum. We also do not keep them so please be careful. However, assisting dogs for people with disability are allowed.
Yes, it is OK. However, we ask you not to photograph in some exhibits and inside the Dome Theater.
You may change baby diapers at the nursing station located at the back of the café on the fifth floor, or bathrooms with a changing bed.
Please use the coin lockers on the first floor. You get your money back afterwards.
You may bring food for consumption in the designated area. Note, however, that food and beverages may not be consumed inside the exhibition floors.
At the Dome Theater, audiences can enjoy vivid and realistic movies on a dome-shaped screen. (Entering or leaving the theater during a movie is not permitted.)
We do not have a prayer room, but there may be a space you can you use in the museum if available. Please ask staff if you wish to access space for this reason. Available for you to borrow, we have:
- 3 x prayer mats
- 1 x Qibla compass (compass used to indicate the direction to perform prayers)
Questions on access
There is an underground carpark with a height limit of 2.1 m and capacity of about 175 cars. Parking fees are 440 yen per hour up to a maximum of 1,650 yen for the same day. The carpark is open from 7:00 - 23:00. Please note that cars will not be able to exit the carpark after 23:00.
Questions on touring in large groups
Visitor parties of 8 people or more can get discounts for their admission fees regardless of whether it is a school organization or a general group. Please inquire for preliminary inspection, available material, place for lunch and other matters. Always make sure to give us notice if your group is canceled.