Kagoshima Municipal Science Hall (鹿児島市立科学館)

Kagoshima Municipal Science Hall (鹿児島市立科学館) Kagoshima Municipal Science Hall (鹿児島市立科学館)

This is a place where people can learn about space and natural phenomena through display items and hands on experiences.
You can learn about Sakurajima on the 3rd floor with the big diorama of Sakurajima, in which you can feel as if you are flying above Sakurajima on a bicycle.
The 4th floor is the “Science Lab”. You can enjoy a “Science Theater (科学劇場)” with interesting and surprising experiments, and a “Open Workshop (だれでも工房)” in which you can enjoy making origami, polypropylene band balls, slime or more things. All of these activities are free.

The planetarium which shows you a realistic beautiful starry sky and a dome screen cinema with a diameter of 23 meters are also popular.

Entrance Fee: Adults 400 yen / Children 150 yen
Planetarium: Adults 500 yen / Children 200 yen
Dome Cinema: Adults 500 yen / Children 200 yen

TEL 099-250-8511
Address2-31-18 Kamoike, Kagoshima city
Open9:30 ~ 18:00 (The entrance gate closes at 17:30)
FeeEvery Tuesday (except for National Holidays or January 2nd and 3rd on Tuesday, in which case the Science Hall is open on the holiday and closed the following day instead), December 29th ~ January 1st

Entrance Fee: Adults 400 yen / Children 150 yen
Planetarium: Adults 500 yen / Children 200 yen
Dome Cinema: Adults 500 yen / Children 200 yen

Perking“Kamoike Koen Chushajo (鴨池公園駐車場)” next to the Science Hall * Parking is free for up to 3 hours, if you get a stamp on the parking ticket at the Science Hall.

(By Car) About 15 minutes’ drive from Kagoshima IC
City bus (Shiei Bus) Take number 11, 12 or 15 Shiei bus (市営バス) and get off at “Shiei Pool-mae (市営プール前)”. The Science Hall is 100 meters away from the bus stop.
(Tram) Get off at “Korimoto (郡元)” or “Kamoike (鴨池)” which are both about 500 meters away from the Science Hall.

Web http://k-kb.or.jp/kagaku/
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