Nishitokyo CityTamarokuto Science Center
The Tamarokuto Science Center is a hands-on museum, where you can enjoy a planetarium show with a live explanation, and also take part in observation, experimentation and handicraft. With the world's largest number of projected stars (140 million), the planetarium is listed in the Guinness World Records as the most advanced planetarium in the world.
- 5-10-64 Shibakubo-cho, Nishitokyo-shi, Tokyo 188-0014
- Opening Hours
* Entry is allowed until 16:00.
* During a certain period in summer (in August), the center closes at 17:30.
- Regular Holidays
- Mondays (if a holiday or a substitute holiday falls on a Monday, the center is open on that day and closed on the following day), the day following a holiday, year-end and New Year holidays
There are temporary closing days due to the adjustment of equipment.
* The center is open throughout August 2016.
- Admission fee:
Adult 500 yen/Child 200 yen
Admission fee with the Science Egg entry fee:
Adult 1,000 yen/Child 400 yen
- Access (from Shinjuku by train)
- Seibu Line: Seibu-Shinjuku → Hana-Koganei (23 mins.)
From the north exit of Hana-Koganei Station, take a Hana Bus (the fourth northbound route) bound for Tanashi Station, get off at the Tamarokuto Kagakukan bus stop, and take a six-minute walk.
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