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Tsukuba Expo Center

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space stuff

just generally really fun if youre a child at heart i recommend the kids section bc even though its... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Emily K
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Fun place for tech nerds

Just like the science fare events at school, you'll have a blast playing around with the crazy... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Keller C
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2-9 Azuma, Tsukuba 305-0031, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

just generally really fun if youre a child at heart i recommend the kids section bc even though its the kids section its fun to go in there as an adult as well! i dont particularly recommend the planetarium bc i fell asleep during it,...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We spent 2 hours there on a weekday. I went there with my 2 young children and they loved the place a lot. There are lots of science experiments and activities for them to play around and there are a lot to learn, from global...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Just like the science fare events at school, you'll have a blast playing around with the crazy stuff here ;)

Thank Keller C
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Tsukuba Expo center is located nearby to Tsukuba city center (Tsukuba station is the final station on the TX line, departing from Akihabara) and it is visible from some distance thanks to the 50m tall full scale model H2 rocket that stand on the...More

3  Thank Cielowatcher
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Japanese are among the most developed nations in the world. They really making the Science and Technology aspect very close to their everyday life. By visiting this museum, you will impress o n how Japanese develop their technology and how they keep on improving their...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

The science area which attracted children was ver well supported and because it is their 30th Expo they have exhibitions on. Space race it isn't.

1  Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 4 August 2015

A fair number of interactive science exhibits, albeit with little to nothing in the way of English explanations. Still, we managed to spend an enjoyable couple of hours here. Many of the exhibits felt like they needed to be cleaned up, fixed or modernized. Like...More

1  Thank Asterix135
Reviewed 8 December 2014

This is an excellent science museum and planetarium for a small city. It's a wonderful place to visit, especially on a rainy day, when many outdoor activities are not limited. The exhibits (updated recently) are hands-on, with many games and enjoyable video presentations for both...More

1  Thank Cielowatcher
Reviewed 14 September 2012 via mobile

We visited the Expo Centre after having visited other Tsukuba attractions such as the JAXA Space Centre, the science square etc. the Expo Centre was our least favourite attraction, despite the others being free and the Expo Centre being quite expensive if you add the...More

1  Thank Danielanalan
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