Space Science and Technology Museum (Tanegashima Space Center)


The Space Science and Technology Museum in Tanegashima Space Center is a facility where you can learn in an easy-to-understand manner while having fun. The facility uses many full-scale models, games and other devices to exhibit and introduce various fields in space development such as artificial satellites, international space station projects, earth observations, and celestial bodies and planets in addition to rockets.

TEL +81-997-26-9244
Mazu-aza, Kukinaga-oaza, Minamitane-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima
Admission fee Free
Opening hours 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fixed closed days 
Every Monday (The following Tuesday if the Monday is a public holiday), the first and fifth Monday in August, and the New Year’s holidays
*Please understand that the museum may close on a temporary basis due to rocket launches and other events.
The Space Science and Technology Museum is currently operating on an advanced reservation basis to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (current as of August 1, 2020). The museum has suspended tours inside the facility for the time being.