The “Museum of Aeronautical Science” adjacent to Narita Airport is a museum with exhibits specializing in Japanese aviation. There are real airplanes and helicopters exhibited. It is popular, having things such as a flight control room and simulators. You can learn about valuable aviation history, so why not give it a visit?

Museum of Aeronautical Science in Japan adjacent to Narita Airport 

Let's go to Japan's Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport!
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The “Museum of Aeronautical Science” is a museum that specializes in Japanese aviation. It was opened in 1989 adjacent to Narita Airport. There are many exhibits relating to aviation in Japan, and you can learn through valuable resources such as real aircraft vehicles, models, and experience booths. It is a museum full of highlights, such as an observation deck overlooking Narita Airport. Part of it is closed currently as it is under renovation until around August 2019.

Highlights of the Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport

Let's go to Japan's Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport!
Photo provided by Chiba Prefectural Tourism & Local Products Association
Let's go to Japan's Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport!
Photo provided by Chiba Prefectural Tourism & Local Products Association

The highlights of the Museum of Aeronautical Science are the exhibitions letting you experience the real thing. A real retired jumbo jet is exhibited outside. You can have a tour of the cabin with an instructor. At the indoor exhibits, a cabin tour guide (500 yen), a jet plane cockpit experience (free), and a pilot training simulator experience (100 yen) are also available. A numbered ticket distributed at reception is required. It fills up quickly as it is popular, so it is recommended to deal with reception once you enter the museum. Let's experience what it is like to be a pilot through these experiences!

Guide to the Museum of Aeronautical Science of Narita

Let's go to Japan's Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport!
Photo provided by Chiba Prefectural Tourism & Local Products Association
Let's go to Japan's Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport!
Photo provided by Chiba Prefectural Tourism & Local Products Association

The Museum of Aeronautical Science is open from 10:00 to 17:00 (entrance until 16:30). The museum is closed every Monday (if Monday is a holiday, closed the next day), and at the end of the year from December 29th to the 31st. However, it is always open throughout summer break from July 21st to August 31st. The entrance fee is 500 yen for adults (will change to 700 yen from August 1st, 2019), 300 yen for high school students, and 200 yen for kids (4 years and older). There are restaurants within the museum, so you can eat while watching Narita Airport and airplanes. The museum shop offers interesting aviation goods.

Access to the Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport

Let's go to Japan's Museum of Aeronautical Science adjacent to Narita Airport!
Photo provided by Chiba Prefectural Tourism & Local Products Association

To get from Narita Airport to the Museum of Aeronautical Science, when going from Narita Airport Terminal 1, use the JR East Kanto Bus from Narita Airport Terminal 1, 1st floor, platform number 30 bound for JR Narita Station and get off at “Museum of Aeronautical Science”. From Narita Station Terminal 2, use Narita Airport Transportation from “Narita Airport Terminal 2, 1st floor, platform number 28A, get on the Museum Line (bound for Minamisanrizuka (三里塚) via the museum on the weekdays, bound for Museum of Aeronautical Science on the weekends and holidays) and get off at “Museum of Aeronautical Science”.

Spot Information

  • Spot name: Museum of Aeronautical Science
  • Street Address: 111-3 Iwayama, Shibayama-machi, Sanbu-gun, Chiba
  • Access: Narita Airport Transportation Museum Line (bound for Minamisanrizuka via the museum on the weekdays, bound for Museum of Aeronautical Science on the weekends and holidays), get off at Narita Airport Museum of Aeronautical Science
  • Wi-Fi: Unavailable
  • Language: Japanese Only
  • Ticket: Ticket Machine
  • Credit cards: No Credit Cards Accepted

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