The museum has over 14,000 exhibits focusing on mankind’s interaction with nature, as well as the evolution and role of technology in society. It has two main galleries: The Japan Gallery and The Global Gallery. The former focuses on the evolution and history of Japan’s natural world; the latter on the evolution of life on earth (it also contains a cultural play section for kids).
7-20 Uenokoen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
The museum is located at the north-east end of Ueno Park, a short distance from the Tokyo National Museum. 5 minutes from the Park Exit of JR Ueno Station
9:00-17:00. Closed on Mondays unless it is a public holiday, in which case the museum is open on Monday and closed on Tuesday
Adults ¥620 | High school students and younger can enter for free