Nagoya City Sciens Museum's planetarium is the largest in the world (35 meters in internal diameter and 20 meters high).
They use the latest technology with a Carl Zeiss's projector IX (UNIVERSALRIUM)
The dome is fully covered in LCD screens.
The large dome and high quarity projector show us more natural night sky than we've ever seen.
They also achieve diverse theme of videos and create an entertaining show of planetarium with music.
The dome has separate reclining seats, which turn 60 degrees from side to side, for 350 spectators.
* In 2010, Sogo Kagaku Hakubutsukan's planetarium (Niihama C. Ehime Pref.) was world No. 1in scale (30 meters in diameter)
and Kyoiku Center Planetarium (Setagaya-ku, Tokyo) had world No. 1 quarity (number of projected stars[140 million] and minimum distortion)
Program for adults held from 18:30 to 19:30
In addition to the general projection of the month, they feature a special laser show and topics.
Projections are in Japanese.
Reservation is required
You have to send double post card with preferred date, and representative's name, address,
phone number, number of the participants (up to 5) to the address below.
(How to write a double-postal card is here)
If more than the fixed number of people applies, a lottery will be held to select participants.
2-17-1, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0008
Nagoya Science Museum OOOO/(preferred date) night projection
The number of planetarium in Japan is ranked number 2 in the world.
9:30 - 17:00 (last entry 16:30)
Mondays (If Monday falls on a holiday, available the next business day)
The 3rd Friday (If the 3rd Friday falls on a holiday, available the 4th Friday.)
Adult:400yen, Univ. student and senior high schooler: 200yen ,junior high schooler and under: free
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Adult:800yen, Univ. student and senior high schooler: 500yen ,junior high schooler and under: free
2-17-1, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya
Get off at Fushimi Sta. on the Higashiyama or Tsurumai Subway Line.
Take exit 5.
A 5-min. walk to the south.
Pay parking lot in Shirakawa Park
Kikuko's Website Science Museum
Nagoya City Science Museum Official Website is here