Tsukuba Expo Centre (Tsukuba City)
A 50m high actual-size model of an H-Ⅱ type rocket welcomes visitors to Tsukuba Expo Centre.
See the night sky in all its glory on a 25.6m diameter dome at the newly renovated state-of-the-art planetarium, or learn about the universe, the deep sea or different forms of energy through interactive exhibitions.
The centre also hosts special science shows and classes.
2-9, Azuma, Tsukuba City
Tsukuba Expo Center
By public transport: around 5 minutes walk from Exit A2 of Tsukuba Station on the Tsukuba Express Line.
By car: around 15 minutes drive from Sakura-Tsuchiura IC or Yatabe IC on the Joban Expressway.
PARKINGParking: 60 spaces
HOURSFebruary to November: 09:50 - 17:00
December to January: 09:50 - 16:30
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
CLOSEDClosed Mondays (open Monday and closed Tuesday in the event that Monday is a National Holiday.
Closed the last Tuesday every month.
Closed for New Year December 27th - January 3rd.