We offer guided tours to groups with 10 or more participants who apply in advance. If your group has fewer than 10 members, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our English speaking guide will show you the facilities with an informative commentary tailored to the interests of your group.
A guided tour is available (by prior booking only):
at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, or
at 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
from Monday through Friday, except national holidays, New Year holidays, and other special days when we cannot offer a tour. * A guided tour takes one and a half hours or shorter.
** Tour participants are not allowed to arrive earlier than 30 minutes before the tour start time.
Guided tours are available for a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 30 persons per group.
The application form can be submitted at the earliest six months prior to your preferred tour date, and should be submitted at the latest two weeks prior to the date.
Guided tours are available free of charge.
General introduction and video
Usually two facilities (research vessels, underwater robotics, experiment facilities, etc.)
Marine Science Museum
* The two facilities to visit in a tour are to be determined in accordance with the schedule of each facility. Please note that we may not be able to meet your request.
Click here to send us an application form. The form should be submitted at the latest two weeks prior to your preferred tour date.
We will contact you to discuss your tour date. We will let you know whether a tour is available on your preferred date or not, within five business days.
We will give you detailed information on your tour.
Please email a final participants list no later than two weeks prior to your tour date. The list should include participants' names, their nationality, and companies/entities they belong to.
Your reservation is confirmed.
JAMSTEC souvenirs are available at a kiosk in the main building.
For more information, please click here to complete our contact form.