Yamanashi Science Museum

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Yamanashi Science Museum
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.


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


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.


Yamanashi Science Museum (in Japanese)

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