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Earth Science Museum (Yokohama Institute for Earth Sciences)


The Earth Science Museum is open to the public. Visitors can enjoy data, photos, images, etc. obtained through research, observation, and other activities at JAMSTEC.
A variety of footage related to the ocean and the earth is on display on the 1st floor. In the library located on the 2nd floor, visitors can refer to books, videos, and other materials. It takes about an hour to fully enjoy them. JAMSTEC goods, books, and other various items are available at a store on the 1st floor.
On the third Saturday of each month, the museum, library, and store are open to the public. An open seminar and hands-on experience for kids are offered, however, only in Japanese.
The Earth Science Museum will be closed on all Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays in October.
Only in October, the museum, library, and store will also be closed on the third Saturday due to an open house event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Yokohama Institute for Earth Sciences (YES).
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Museum will be closed temporarily

Earth Science Museum will be temporary closed on the following days due to the open house event held on Saturday,Octber 27, 2018.
Free tours and guided group tours, library, goods shop and all other facilities will be closed.

Closed day
Saturday, October 20 , 2018 (The third-Saturday event in October)
Thursday, October 25 , 2018 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Friday, October 26 , 2018
Saturday, October 29 , 2018
(Every Sunday is closed as usual)


I apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.
Thank you for your patient and understanding.


Open
The museum is open at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm from Monday through Friday and at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on the third Saturday of each month.
Closed
The museum is closed on Saturdays (except the third Saturday of each month), Sundays, national holidays, and New Year holidays.
Entrance Fee
Free
Location
3173-25, Showa-machi, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-city, Kanagawa, 236-0001, Japan
Directions
Guided facility tours
A guided tour is available for a group of more than 10 people from Tuesday to Thursday (by prior booking only).
Please click here for more information.