The Osaka Science Museum was opened to the public in 1989 to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Osaka City. The main theme of the museum focuses on Space and Energy and features interactive and educational exhibits related to the universe, chemistry, electricity and energy. The four levels of the museum showcase over 200 exciting exhibits and a number of science shows and demonstrations take place at the museum on a daily basis. A separate planetarium - the fifth largest in the world - as well as the largest image system in the world, the Omnimax theatre, is also made available to the public for viewing.
Tickets at the Osaka Science Museum currently cost around ¥400. Additional fees apply for guests who wish to visit the planetarium and Omnimax theatre.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, except on Mondays (Admissions close at 4:30 p.m.)
Around 1 to 2 hours
Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults, Children
The main exhibit hall, the planetarium and the Omnimax theatre
Designated prayer room facilities at the Osaka Science Museum are unavailable. However, it is possible to visit one of the mosques lin Osaka city during prayer times.
Access to Halal food at the Osaka Science Museum is limited. For Halal food options, visitors may pay a visit to a few of Osaka’s Halal restaurants that are scattered around the city.