Tokyo National Museum

National Museum of Nature and Science

One of Japan's largest integrated national science museums. It has two buildings: the Japan Gallery and the Global Gallery. Items on display here are centered on an abundance of high-quality, authentic specimens related to subjects such as space, the Earth, the evolution of life, and the advancement of science and technology, based on the theme of “Coexistence of Mankind and Nature.”

The National Museum of Nature and Science (国立科学博物館 Kokuritsu Kagaku Hakubutsukan) is in the northeast corner of Ueno Park in Tokyo. Opened in 1871, it has had several names, including Ministry of Education Museum, Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Science Museum, the National Science Museum of Japan, and the National Museum of Nature and Science as of 2007.[1] It was renovated in the 1990s and 2000s, and offers a wide variety of natural history exhibitions and interactive scientific experiences.

The museum has exhibitions on pre-Meiji science in Japan.

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