The National Museum of Nature and Science is a joint demonstration project with NTT DoCoMo, Inc., during the period from November 12th (Thursday) to 25th (Wednesday), 2020, at the XR * 1 content exhibition event “Docomo x National Science Museum XR”. We will hold an exhibition of the future to enjoy.
At this exhibition event, a new museum exhibition will be exhibited, such as observing from an unprecedented perspective by observing the displayed animal information and 3D models such as skulls while observing the genuine stuffed animals in the exhibition room. You can experience it.
At the time of this joint demonstration, the National Museum of Nature and Science provided 3D model data necessary for development and supervised the contents. The National Museum of Nature and Science aims to expand the traditional way of enjoying the museum by utilizing advanced technology.
[Docomo XR site: https://xr.docomo.ne.jp/experience/event06/ ]
* 1 XR is a general term for advanced technologies such as VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality), and MR (mixed reality).
“Life on the Earth” on the 3rd floor of the National Museum of Nature and Science is a popular exhibition that reproduces the lively appearance of various mammals and birds. The National Museum of Nature and Science, in collaboration with NTT DoCoMo, will carry out a free guided tour to experience XR content by wearing the MR device “Magic Leap1 * 2 ” in the 5G era.
In the future, the National Museum of Nature and Science will continue to consider the possibility of new exhibition methods that utilize NTT DoCoMo and XR technology.
■ Future exhibition to enjoy at Docomo x National Science Museum XR [Period] November 12th (Thursday) to November 25th (Wednesday), 2020
Closed days: November 16th (Monday), November 24th (Tuesday)
[Opening hours] Open from 9:00 to 17:00, Fridays and Saturdays until 18:00 [Venue] National Museum of Nature and Science (7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo) Exhibition of “Life on the Earth” on the 3rd floor of the Earth Building Space [Friday] Free (Separate permanent exhibition admission fee is required)
[Target] 14 years old and over [How to participate] Reception on the day at the 3rd floor of the Earth Building (time required 40 minutes)
・ Depending on the reception situation, you may not be able to experience it on the day or at your desired time.
・ Advance reservation is required for admission. For advance reservations, please see the official website ( https://kahaku.go.jp/ ).
[Event details page] DoCoMo XR site: https://xr.docomo.ne.jp/experience/event06/
* 2 About “Magic Leap 1”
A lightweight wearable headset made by Magic Leap. MR glasses that allow you to view digital content while viewing the real world through goggles.
- National Science Museum
* Currently, a reservation is required to enter the museum. Please be sure to visit the official website before visiting.
[Opening Hours] Open from 9:00 to 17:00, Friday and Saturday until 18:00.
[Closed] Every Monday [Admission fee] General / university students 630 yen, high school students (including college students) and younger and 65 years old and over Free [Location] 7-20 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
[Inquiries] 03-5777-8600 (Hello dial)
[Official homepage] https://www.kahaku.go.jp/