Mitaka Picture Book House at the National Astronomical Observatory Forest

Mitaka City sets up "Mitaka Picture Book House at the National Astronomical Observatory Forest" with cooperation of National Astronomical Observatory and is facility to run. We store building of a certain Taisho era in forest of astronomical observatory and utilize and use wide garden and perform activity to be connected in interest in offer, nature and science of place enjoying display and picture book of picture book.
Through encounter with picture book and various experiences, we bring up intellectual curiosity and sensitivity of children, and it is in place getting close to space and nature, art culture, and people are intended that children contribute to creation of area culture to grow up wealthily.

New news from star and forest and house of picture book

Event of house, this month of star and forest and picture book

House, business introduction of star and forest and picture book

"Star and forest and house of picture book" choose here and come true, and they are characteristic.

Inflection of intellectual resources of "star" - National Astronomical Observatory and cooperation such as astronomers
Environment that there is in rich nature of forest of "forest" - astronomical observatory
Collaboration with "picture book" - child and various people gathering for activity of picture book
Charm of building which stored official dwelling of the "house" - Taisho era, and conjugated

We value entrance to every field of work, science and art to deepen analog form and communication and contact to put together in pace of child that picture book lasts, and to turn up page and variety that it is and are active.

Photograph: The appearance and the room of star and forest and house of picture book

The location, opening time, access

Mitaka Picture Book House at the National Astronomical Observatory Forest

〒181-0015 2-21-3, Osawa, Mitaka-shi National Astronomical Observatory
Telephone 0422-39-3401 fax 0422-39-3402

Opening time: From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed days: Tuesday, the year-end and New Year holidays (besides, there is maintenance closing)
Others: There is space that can eat and drink

Bus in the case of the use
"In front of astronomical observatory" or "astronomical observatory back" getting off

From JR Musashisakai Station (time required approximately 15 minutes)
For the Odakyu Bus [boundary 91] Komae Station north exit (Musashisakai south exit Platform 3)
From JR Mitaka Station (time required approximately 20 minutes)
For the Odakyu Bus [hawk 51] Chofu Station north exit (Mitaka Station south exit Platform 5)
From Keio Line Chofu Station (time required approximately 15 minutes)
For the Odakyu Bus [boundary 91] Musashisakai Station south exit (Chofu Station north exit Platform 11)
For Odakyu Bus [hawk 51] Mitaka Station (Chofu Station north exit Platform 11)
For Keio Bus [bu 91] Musashi-Koganei Station (Chofu Station north exit Platform 12)

Bicycle in the case of the use

Coming person, please use bicycle parking lot of star and forest and house of picture book by bicycle.

※Please let know about visit hope by car of physically disabled person beforehand.
About access to National Astronomical Observatory (external link)

Guide map

Please enter at the National Astronomical Observatory Mitaka campus front gate or rear gate. Guidance map

National Astronomical Observatory is research facility.

Entrance to any place other than the visit course is prohibited. Please be careful.
(when you want to look at visit course in addition, procedure is necessary for receptionist of the national astronomy front gate)

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