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National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan

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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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Address: 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto 135-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 3-3570-9151
10:00 - 16:30
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 16:30

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Great Learning experience for childrens

This place is a learning paradise for kids. This place is huge but there is bit less attraction what i feel Best attraction is Giant LET globe TV and Asimo

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is a learning paradise for kids. This place is huge but there is bit less attraction what i feel Best attraction is Giant LET globe TV and Asimo

Thank DKPandey
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a solid science museum that is most suitable for young children. The English translations are decent and there are good interactive exhibits. Children will enjoy seeing Asimo in action.

Thank durianfruit
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two young scientists loved it here! Everything was interactive and the english explanations were extensive. Great museum.

Thank Sophie M
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit this museum because we love emerging technology and robots. Kind of disappointed that it does not have a full range of Japan robots like Toyota Kirobo Mini. If we were to plan the itinerary again, we would probably cater just 2-3 hours to catch just the Asimo and the discover-your-earth giant globe exhibits only.

Thank rachellin8
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is so interactive and everything is thoughtfully created to inspire and involve people in the exhibits. We didn't do the whole thing, but there is enough in there to keep you thinking for weeks to come. The Asimo show is interesting, but it wasn't the best part of the day. The other exhibits get your mind thinking about... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Miraikan is the Innovation center and museum. Asimo, the Robot kicking football, is the highlight of this museum. We have to sit down and wait 10 minutes but the show is not much fascinating. We expect a lot more than this. May be gymnastic robot, etc. Other exhibitions are targeted for kids, for their education such as people around you... More 

Thank AunChin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was the saddest "science" museum I have ever seen! My three year old is obsessed with robots and ASIMO. BUT REALLY nothing else there!!!!!!! ASIMO, and that's it. There was a kids area that was just ridiculous (low budget!!) - lots of staff that just overly enforced rules .....they made my two year old sit down for a rule... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Really disappointed with this visit. Science museum?? I would say "Scientific kindergarden" instead. The only interesting things for adults might be Asimo's performance (not more than 15 min and not many times per day). The rest, maybe fan and instructive for kids, but zero interest for the adults

Thank tronkus
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

While Asimo, the moving robot, is impressive, it seems as if the rest of the show is for kids. In addition, most of the innovation is not really exciting, and more playful than advanced. In addition the movie isn't good at all, and mainly for kids.

Thank omrihaim
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you're interested in technology you'll like this place. Getting there requires taking either a water taxi or the private Yurikamome line. When we were there there were more school-kids than adults, The museum itself is in a huge building, but the exhibits occupy a relatively small place. The main hall has a gorgeous display of earth with some special... More 

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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much older commercial buildings and it's a great place to join 'salary men' enjoying a drink and snacks at street stalls under the railway bridges after work.
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