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Orbi Yokohama

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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"

Necessary Time
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.

Opening Hour
This museum opens from 10:00 to 23:00 (last entry: 21:00).

Closed Day
This museum opens every day. Howeverm it is temporarily closed.

Admissions Fee
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.

Access
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)

Food
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.

Surrounding Area
There are Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama Landmark Tower Sky Garden and Cupnoodles Museum.

Name in English
Orbi Yokohama

Name in Roman Letter
Obi Yokohama

Name in Japanese
オービィ横浜
おーびぃよこはま

Category
Science Museum

Area
Yokohama (Nishi-Ku)

Address
Mark Is Minato-Mirai 5F, 3-5-1, Minato-Mirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 220-0000, Japan

Telephone Number
045-319-6543

URL
http://orbiearth.jp/jp/

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