Yamanashi Science Museum

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Yamanashi Science Museum
山梨県立科学館
Yamanashi Prefectural Science Center.jpg
Established 1998 (1998)
Location Atago-cho, Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Type Astronomy and technology museum
Website Yamanashi Science Museum

Yamanashi Science Museum (山梨県立科学館, Yamanashi-kenritsu kagaku-kan) is a science museum located in Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The museum specializes in astronomy, and technology.

History[edit]

The museum was originally located at Kofu Castle but was moved to its present location in 1998 when reconstruction of Kofu Castle began.

Facilities[edit]

The museum includes a planetarium, astronomical observatory dome, exhibition room, experience study room, and a library. The museum is located approximately 25 minutes walk from north exit of Kōfu Station.

References[edit]

Yamanashi Science Museum (in Japanese)

Coordinates: 35°40′10″N 138°34′49″E / 35.66944°N 138.58028°E / 35.66944; 138.58028