Toyama Science Museum: Plant, Animal and Space Exhibits That Are Fun for All Ages!

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  • Are you someone that has a passion for science? Do you want to learn about the plants and animals in our world? If so, you may want to head over to this family-friendly museum full of interesting information and exciting exhibits.

    Toyama Science Museum

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    This three-story building, built in 1979, lies within Jonan Park. It is a popular museum in Japan with the main goal of teaching people about and studying flora, fauna, and geology. There are several exhibits and visual aids all throughout this building. They strive to teach others about just about every aspect in the field of science.

    What is there to see?

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    This museum has many exhibits involving plants and animals. They are well-known for their work with insects, shellfish, mammals, and more. On the first and second floor, there are many fossils on display that are thousands of years old. A couple of life-sized models of dinosaurs and mammoths can also be found here. Stuffed bears, monkeys, and Japanese serows can be seen as well. The serow is a goat-antelope mammal still found in the mountains of Japan today.

    Explore the Universe

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    The third floor of the museum focuses on the science of the universe. There is a planetarium in this museum available for anyone to see. Learn about planets and discover the laws of science. Most of the museum has hands-off exhibits, but they are still kid friendly. People of all ages can come here and look around at what this museum can teach us.

    Learning is a joyful experience for many people young and old. It is never too late to learn something new and expand your horizons. If this sounds like something that appeals to you then don’t hesitate to head on down to the museum. It will be fun to scope through, whether you want to tackle it alone or with your family.

    Toyama Science Museum Japanese Website

    Toyama Science Museum English Information

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