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Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology: Nature and Science (科学博物館)


General Information

Facility: Nature and Science Museum
Address: 2-24-16 Nakamachi, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8588 
Phone: +81-42-388-7163
Fax: +81-42-388-7598
Email: (Please replace # with @)
Hours: 10:00-17:00 (last admission 16:00)
Closed: Sunday, Monday, holidays, 5/31, 8/10-8/14, 12/28-1/4 For more details, please go to 

About the Museum:

The Nature and Science Museum dates back 1886 with the creation of an exhibit on decreases in silk worm production.  The facility existed under the predecessor of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. 

Resources and Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

About the Collection:

The Museum of Nature and Science preserves collections relating to the cultivation of silkworms for the production of silk and the textile industry.  Various historical machinery is on display, as well as a collection of ukiyo-e and nishiki-e that have silkworm motifs.  In addition, recent research conducted at the university is occasionally introduced at events/

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.

Digital Collection(s)

Access (Koganei Campus)

How to Use the Facility

Visiting the Main Building:

The Museum is open to the Public.

  • Admission fee: free

Visiting the Main Building:

Require Appointment, Please contact:

   東京農工大学府中地区総務室総務係 (Tokyo University of
   Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu Campus Sōmu
   shitsu Sōmukakari
   3-5-8  Saiwaicho
   Fuchu, Tokyo 183-8509
   Phone: +81-42-367-5655
   Fax: +81-42-360-8830
   E-mail: (please replace # with @)

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