[Parents and children’s exploration Square @ “Compass” in National Museum of Nature and Science / Tokyo]

Parents and children's exploration Square

Have you played in the side of the dinosaur fossils or the stuffed animals?

“Compass” in the National Science Museum, there is an athletic space. In this place, parents and children can play.

There are the dinosaur fossils and stuffed animals between playground equipment.
It’s very near. So, the dinosaur fossils and stuffed animals are the real thing!

For example,
You climb the side of the ladder in stuffed animal of the rhinoceros, and there is a suspension bridge.

After crossing the suspension bridge, you will arrive beside the camel and giraffe stuffed.

Also, if you go behind the polar bear, you can go to the big slide.
The bottom of the dinosaur fossil become the tunnel.
You look up from there, you can see the bones of the dinosaur fossil’s stomach.

In addition, you can play with the flower, insect and fruits in acrylic resin.
Here you can observe the exhibits from various angles.

There are a lot of science books and the large reading space, too!

~ important point at “Compass” ~

To enter the compass, you need to get admission ticket at the reception in first floor of the permanent exhibition.

One use time is 45 minutes.
Let’s feel familiar to science!
[ Information ] “Compass” in National Museum of Nature (3F Global Gallery)
9:00 ~ 17:00
(Visitors are admitted until 30 minutes before closing time.)
Days Closed Every Monday
General and university students ¥620
High-school students and younger Free

〒110-8718 7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo.
5 min walk from JR “Ueno Station”, Park Exit
10 min walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line/Hibiya Line “Ueno Station”
10 min walk from Keisei Line Keisei “Ueno Station”

the dinosaur fossils  the flower, insect and fruits in acrylic resin a lot of science book