Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest

Mitaka City sets up "Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest" with cooperation of National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 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.

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We choose here and "Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest" comes true, and are characteristic.

Inflection of intellectual resources of "star" - National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 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 Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest

The location, opening time, access

Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest

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

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

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

From JR Musashisakai Station (time required about 15 minutes)
For the Odakyu Bus [boundary 91] Komae Station north exit (Musashisakai south exit Platform 3)
From JR Mitaka Station (time required about 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 about 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 Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest by bicycle.

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

Guide map

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

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 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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