Take the kids to the future at Miraikan

A fun day out at the National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation


In Japanese, it is known as Miraikan (roughly translated as “Hall of the Future”), yet despite its science-fiction aesthetic, the museum focuses on scientific realities — both present and potential. Its stated goal is “to provide an open forum for all to ponder and discuss the future roles of science and technology,” and the exhibits cover a wide array of disciplines — from robotics to genome research.

Read the entire article at The Japan Times website.

About Jason A Jenkins

Writer, father and informavore, Jason likes working in, around and between Tokyo's creative forces. He is an avid fan of live music, carry-on luggage, people-watching and Taiwanese high-mountain oolong tea.
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