[Science] [Theme Park]
The Museum that we can experience great nature in city
Orbi Yokohama (オービィ横浜) is a science museum in Nishi-Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa. It started in August 2013 due to the collaboration of BBC Earth and Sega. It is located in the 5th floor of MARK IS Minatomirai. It consists of exhibition zone, theatre 23.4 and so on.
At exhibition zone, we can understand the wonder and rigor of nature through various kinds of images. For example, at the corner of "40,000," it was wonderful to see 2 sets of images about great nature including Grand Canyon. Also, at the corner of "-89.2," it was overwhelming to experience the world of "-20 degree," feeling the wind with 20 meter per second at the room with 0 degrees after adjusting at the room with 10 degrees. Also, at the corner of "2.14," it was interesting to see the image of courtship behavior by animals including red-capped manakins.
At the theatre 23.4, we can enjoy the nature with 5 senses by the comprehensive production with image, sound, shake, wind, fog and smell. The image of nature shown on the screen with 8-meter high and 40-meter long. It was impressive to see the amazing ability to realize the water of the river where salmons were born in "Voyagers: Superheroes on a Never-Ending Quest"
It is estimated that it is about 2.5 hours in a regular pace, about 2 hours in a hurried pace, and about 3 hours in a slow pace.
This museum opens from 10:00 to 23:00 (last entry: 21:00).
This museum opens every day. Howeverm it is temporarily closed.
It is 2,600-yen for high school students and over, 1,300-yen for elementary school and junior high school students, 500-yen for infants aged 4 years old and over, and 2,000-yen for those aged 60 and over. Night ticket is sold after 17:00 for some seasons.
It takes about 1 minute from Minatomirai Station on foot.
Nearest Railway Station
Minatomirai Station (Yokohama Minatomirai: Minatomirai Line)
Sakuragicho Station (JR East: Keihin-Tohoku Line, Negishi Line)
Sakuragicho Station (Yokohama Municipal Subway: Blue Line)
There is a cafe in this museum. Also, there are a lot of restaurants in MARK IS Minatomirai and Yokohama Landmark Tower. It is easy to find the place to eat.
There are Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama Landmark Tower Sky Garden and Cupnoodles Museum.
Name in English
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Name in Japanese
Mark Is Minato-Mirai 5F, 3-5-1, Minato-Mirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 220-0000, Japan
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