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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.
Museum will be closed temporarily
Earth Science Museum will be temporarily closed on the following days for some maintenance work.
Please note that the library, JAMSTEC goods store, and all other facilities will also be closed, and self-guided tours and guided group facility tours will not be available.

Full day on Monday, August 14, 2017
Full day on Tuesday August 15, 2017

Your kind understanding would be highly appreciated.

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.
The museum is closed on Saturdays (except the third Saturday of each month), Sundays, national holidays, and New Year holidays.
Entrance Fee
3173-25, Showa-machi, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-city, Kanagawa, 236-0001, Japan
Guided facility tours
A guided tour is available for a group of more than 10 people from Tuesday to Thursday (by prior booking only).
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