The Kobe Science Museum needs improvement, but worth a visit.
“Not long after, however, the staff flipped a switch and the light show became a projected cartoon whose simplified explanation of astronomy bored all but the 6-year-old in our party.
The real fun began once I woke from an unintended nap and guided the kids into the first-floor activity room. Here, exhibits explain the principles of energy, physics, magnetism and mechanics. My slumber-induced daze ended abruptly as the kids set upon the first exhibit, which used air pressure to blast a plastic rocket across the room.”
Read the entire column at the Japan Times.