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Tsukuba Space Center

2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba 305-8505, Ibaraki Prefecture
+81 29-868-5000
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Nice visit

Perhaps I went with two young kids, they didn't feel exciting. I love space and rockets so I... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Chris F
Hong Kong, China
Needed bit more interactivity

I though the exhibition was good as it has lot of different and life size satellites and replica of... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba 305-8505, Ibaraki Prefecture
+81 29-868-5000
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Perhaps I went with two young kids, they didn't feel exciting. I love space and rockets so I enjoyed my visit. However my kids loved the chop collection activity which they had to find and collect chops from different exhibition hall. It's a place worth...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I though the exhibition was good as it has lot of different and life size satellites and replica of the Japanese section of the ISS. However, we were bit disappointed by the fact that interactivity was nearly zero. Best museuums nowadays have more interactivity to...More

Thank Xymyz
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Showcasing the history of Japanese Space History that started with pencil rocket measuring 23cm in 1955. There's a small souvenir shop next to the exhibition hall.

Thank Tsogoolyr
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Most of the day was spent waiting for video presentations to start, or getting on and off mini buses. For a very brief (3 minutes) the curtains are opened and we could see the group which is actually running the operations of satellites and the...More

Thank japanmike
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Cool to see the stuff that goes into space but besides that, not much to do here, if you wanna see please do, youu'll probably be done in 20 minutes :)

Thank Keller C
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Been there last week: it is impressive if you're a fan of space/cosmos. The space dome holds some satellites copy at 1:1 scale. The Kibo module from ISS is also quite impressive. The tour to Kibo flight control room was the most exciting part. You...More

Thank Tsouhinho
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I've visited TSKC nearly every year for the last 15 years for work. They've evolved their exhibits and public viewing areas over the years. Consolidation of many of their artifacts has resulted in an impressive display of Japanese space technology and progress. This is also...More

Thank Mike U
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have stay here for 2 years. This is the center for Japan Aeronautical and Space Development. You will be impressed on the technology Japanese are using to forecast their country's weather accurately. The Space Center is located in the Tsukuba Science City, a city...More

Thank Akmar F
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We were there for a morning and it's perfect to expend a few hours! The entrance is free and you can enjou replicas of the space modules.

1  Thank Sbonet79
Reviewed 16 December 2015

A sleeping rocket in the Tsukuba Space Center yard and the space museum are very exciting for us. Also, we were lucky to see the control room of International Space Station. Must visit place! It may inspiring for kids to be future generation astronauts or...More

3  Thank Rajesh T
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