Educational Facilities

Educational Facilities

If you are in Japan for an extended time, you may be homeschooling your little ones. If you are looking for educational supplies, or classes, there are many facilities located around Japan for your needs. These facilities specialize in different educational experiences. The Japanese culture values education highly and it shows in the availability of their educational facilities. Just do an internet search to find the closest facility for your needs, they are almost always located near public transportation for convenience.

Miraikan

Address 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064Map
Description Miraikan is the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo and a fascinating outing that will enthral everyone who passes through. Special exhibitions offer visitors the chance to explore the ever-changing world around us and some of the permanent exhibitions like the TSUNAGARI Project is an epic collaboration that is the joint venture of scientists from around the world who are working together to find more ways to be sustainable.

Kidzania

Address Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu, North Port 3rd floor 33200 2-4-9 Toyosu, Koto-ku Tokyo 135-8614Map
Description Kidzania is truly a world of wonder for children. It gives kids the chance to step into magical worlds were they can be a grown up in a job for a day. Kids can choose from uniforms, jobs and activities and can role play in a city designed just for kids. Does your child fancy themselves a radio DJ, or a Masterchef extraordinaire, martial arts expert, teacher, fireman, baker, actor, judge or scientist? They can have a chance to experience it all and more.

Science Museum

Address 2-1,Kitanomaru-koen, chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0091Map
Description The Science Museum in Tokyo is an interactive portal aimed at educating young people from all over the world. Since opening its doors in the 60s, it continues to attract a growing number of families who flock to the museum to experience the interactive exhibits that both astound and challenge them. With some of the most impressive cutting-edge scientific exhibits in the world, it’s an ever-moving tableau of modern technology.

Museum of maritime science

Address 3-1, Higashiyashio, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 135-8587Map
Description The Museum of Maritime Science is a fascinating educational facility that showcases how oceanic and maritime technology and science has developed. Many interactive classes in maritime engineering, hands on canoe classes that kids just love, power boating, racing and much more are held at the facilities here in Tokyo. They offer group tours and it is well worth the visit when in the city for anyone who is interested in boats, yachts or maritime history.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Library

Description Looking to do some research while in Japan, or just want to sit back and read a good book? Try a day at the The Tokyo Metropolitan Library. You can search through millions of books while there. They offer many programs and while there, or you can use their online services to get the information that you need. The library will not loan out materials, but you are able to make copies of anything that you need to take with you. All you need is a reader’s card which is available once you enter, and the world of books from around the world, is open to you.

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