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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed on Mondays (or the next business day when a national holiday falls on a Monday) and Dec.28-Jan.4.
There is temporary closing for maintenance.



  • It takes about 40 min. to see the exhibit.
  • For a group of 10 or more people, please make a reservation for admission by the day before.
  • The maximum number of people admitted to Science Square Tsukuba at a time is 50 people.

Audio guide

Aimulet (audio guide system) is available (in English or Japanese).

Guided tours

Guided tours (around 30 min.) are scheduled as follows.

Tour schedule: 10:00~  11:00~  13:30~  14:30~  15:30~

Please make a reservation for a tour.

Guided tours are not available from May 1st to 5th (It may be extended to include the weekend before and after depending on the year. Please confirm.) and during the summer season.


For a reservation, please inform us of the full name of the representative (group name), desired date and time, the number of people, whether you want to reserve a guided tour or not, means of transport, and contact information. We accept reservations from six months prior to the desired date.

Tel: 029-862-6215
(on business days: 9:30am-12:00am and 1:00pm-5:00pm)

For further information

Science Communication Group, Public Relations Information Office, AIST
FAX: 029-862-6212 Email:


Please follow the guide's instructions during the tour.
No eating or drinking is allowed in Science Square Tsukuba.
We do not accept visitors under the influence of alcohol.
No smoking is allowed at AIST Tsukuba except for designated areas.