Centre Hours / Entry Fee

Hours

Normal: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
July, August: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
*Centre admission ends 30 minutes prior to closing

Closed

Third Tuesday of each month*(Year of 2019:Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 19, Apr 16, May 21, Jun 18, Jul 16, Aug 20, Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17)
Facility inspection days(Year of 2019:From Jun 10 to 14 and From Dec 3 to 6)
Year-end and New Year’s holidays are from Dec 27 to Jan 3 (subject to change)
*However, if the third Tuesday falls on a national holiday, the Centre will be open on the Tuesday and closed the following day.

Admission Fee

Permanent Exhibits

Adults
300 yen (200 yen for groups*1)
Up to age 15 or 70 and older*2
Free
Currently enrolled junior high school, senior high school, and university students, or equivalent persons*3
Free
Persons with disabilities and their caregivers*4
Free

Temporary Exhibits

Varies according to the exhibit.
Please see the Temporary Exhibits page for more information.
Persons with disabilities and their caregivers*4
Free

*1 Groups of 20 or more will receive the group rate of 200 yen per adult for admission to the permanent exhibitions. You will need to apply in advance if you would like to receive the group rate. Please see the Group Admission page for more information.
*2 Admission to the permanent exhibits is free for those aged 70 and up. Please present proof of age (such as a Health Insurance Card) to the Reception Desk staff upon arrival at the Centre in order to receive a free admission ticket.
*3 Admission to the permanent exhibits is free for currently enrolled junior high school, senior high school, and university students, or equivalent persons. Please present proof of age (such as a student I.D.) to the Ticket Sales staff upon arrival at the Centre in order to receive a free admission ticket.
(Equivalent persons)
Current students at compulsory education schools; current students at secondary education schools; current students at special-needs education schools; current students at technical colleges; current students at vocational schools; current students at miscellaneous schools

*4 Admission to the permanent and temporary exhibits is free for persons who have been issued a physical disability certificate, rehabilitation care certificate or mental disability health and welfare certificate, as well as for one of their caregivers. Please present the aforementioned certification to the Ticket Sales staff upon arrival at the Centre in order to receive a free admission ticket.


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