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4-2-1 Nakanoshima, Kita, Osaka 530-0005, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6444-5656
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

As the Science Museum was closed apart from the Planetarium and a film was about to commence we paid Y600 and entered a large theatre with comfortable seats that reclined and a huge domed screen that encompassed the space - one of the largest in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bouffer9
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

A lot of interactive exhibits which my 4yr old loved. We also did the planetarium but I'd avoid that as it's all in Japanese and it'll put you to sleep.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The museum was in a nice modern building and that spans over 4 floors. I had read that the 4th floor had the interactive component and was the most interesting, so we headed up there first. The museum was definitely geared towards Japanese people, as...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I had allowed about 2+ hours for our visit. We stayed for 4 hours! This did include a planetarium show and a science demonstration, and a light lunch. There is a huge room set aside for those bringing their own picnics. Staff on the ticket...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank aareff2aq
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This was a highlight of our trip to the area and the kids really had a blast here. The interactive exhibits are very good and introduce a lot of different aspects from various scientific fields including physics, chemistry, and biology. I think there are some...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

That is for sure one of the best place to take your kids and spend at least half day discovering and learning how things work, all about physic, math, universe, minerals and many other things, and the best of it is that almost everything is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 969tiagof
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This museum is interesting. Despite most of the explanations having little english it was still possible to appreciate the displays. This may be "old hat" to some, but the robot completing the rubix cube was fun to see. So was the space suit. There is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank X8330ERkarenw
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had a flight later in the day and had 4 hours to spend in Osaka and we had already checked out of our hotel. This was an ideal place for the children to stay indoors in a fascinating place. There were plenty of interactive...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank shonalieg
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I was thrilled to visit the museum but then was disappointed that EVERYTHING was in Japanese that i couldn't enjoy the activities the second floor has the most interactive kids zone i believe but again EVERYTHING was in Japanese i would highly recommend it IF...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 107manala
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a short afternoon here as my husband and I are interested in all things scientific. The museum has 4 floors filled with many objects and experiments so it's great for kids. However, the majority of the information is in Japanese and without audio...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from BigFishDiveClub | Reviewed this property |
Everything is in Japanese, very little English and no Chinese throughout the museum.