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Address: 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba 305-0046, Ibaraki Prefecture
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An interesting place to kill a few hours in Tsukuba

For a museum essentially devoted to shiny rocks and fossils, this was quite interesting. The ground floor has ingestion on Japanese fossils, minerals and geological formations... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 April 2016
sharon k
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This museum is located inside of AIST, a national institute of Japan for technology innovation. It has many things to see from old geological species to modern technological innovation. Must visit place!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

For a museum essentially devoted to shiny rocks and fossils, this was quite interesting. The ground floor has ingestion on Japanese fossils, minerals and geological formations, where the second floor has a worldwide flavor. Not all of the museum has English translations but a lovely academic/museum worker followed us around and explained many additional things to us. We spent an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

National geological museum for those interested in the earth, minerals, and the natural sciences. Helpful staff.

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