Recommended Spot

A life –size model ( 50 meters high) of an H-Ⅱ type rocket welcomes you to Tsukuba Expo Center.
At the newly renovated planetarium you can see the beautiful night sky pour out onto a 25.6m diameter dome screen. The planetarium is one of the world's largest and has the latest systems. Other events such as science shows and science classes are held periodically at the canter.
You can also learn about the universe, the deep sea and forms of energy through interactive exhibitions.

Recommended Spot


LOCATION 2-9, Azuma, Tsukuba-City
CONTACT Tsukuba Expo Center
TEL: 029-858-1100
FAX: 029-858-1678
HOURS 9:50 to 17:00 (February to November), 9:50 to 16:30 ( December to January)
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time
ADMISSION Adult 300 JPY, Children 150 JPY
Planetarium Hall: Adult 700 JPY Child 350 JPY
CLOSED Monday ( Tuesday when Monday is a holiday), every last Tuesday of the month and Dec.27 to Jan.3
PARKING 60 cars
ACCESS 【By car】Approx.15 min. from "Sakura tsuchiura IC" or "Yatabe IC" of Joban expressway
【By train】 Approx. 5 min. on foot from Tsukuba station A2 exit of Tsukuba express line.
WEBSITE http://www.expocenter.or.jp/


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