3M Sendai City Science Museum
Located in the lush Dainohara Forest Park, there are 3 exhibition rooms for natural history, science and engineering, as well as life systems where you can touch and try science for yourself.
4-1 Dainohara Shinrin Koen, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Tohoku Fukushi University Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum
This museum presents the beautiful color and innovative design of dye artist Keisuke Serizawa who was a Living National Treasure.
2F Tohoku Fukushi University Sendai Station Eastside Campus,
2-5-26, Tsutsujigaoka, Miyagino-ku, Sendai
Sendai City Tomizawa Site Museum
Traces of life from 20,000 years ago, found in the Tomizawa historic ruins, have been preserved and are on display to the public.
4-3-1 Nagamachi-minami, Taihaku-ku, Sendai
Yagiyama Zoological Park
Around 600 animals from 125 species from all over the world are displayed here according to their habitat and taxonomy at one of the largest zoos in northeastern Japan.
1-43 Yagiyama Honcho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai
Sendai Astronomical Observatory
A comprehensive astronomical museum equipped with a planetarium, astronomic exhibition rooms, and a 1.3m diameter telescope called Hitomi.
9-29-32 Nishikigaoka, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Tohoku Fukushi University Railway Museum & Learning Center
The Railway Museum managed by Tohoku Fukushi University is located adjacent to Tohoku Fukushi University Station. It exhibits historical and cultural documents and materials about railways in the Tohoku region. It also features an elaborate miniature railway system with model trains from Germany and Japan running side by side.
3F Station Campus Building, 1-19-1 Kunimi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Sendai City Jomon Site Park
This museum consists of a restored village that dates back to the prehistoric Jomon era, excavated at Yamada-Uenodai site. It offers workshops such as making earthenware.
10-1, Yamada Uenodai-cho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai
Sendai Umino-Mori Aquarium
Immerse yourself in Japan’s rich ocean environment with the giant ocean tank. Enjoy the largest dolphin and sea lion shows in northeastern Japan.
4-6 Nakano, Miyagino-ku, Sendai
Sendai Literature Museum
This museum introduces writers related to Sendai since the Meiji era (1868–
1912) onwards: Bansui Doi, Toson Shimazaki, and Hisashi Inoue; the first museum director, as well as other currently active writers.
2-7-1 Kitane, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Tohoku Gakuin University Museum
This museum organizes various exhibitions and projects based on the research on history and culture conducted at the university. It is also a training ground for students to become museum curators.
1-3-1 Tsuchitoi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
This public facility is a space for activities related to art and visual culture. Its up-to-date facilities include libraries, media archives, galleries, and studios.
2-1 Kasugamachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Tohoku University Archives
The first archive of its kind in Japan preserves and exhibits the historical resources of Tohoku University. The building itself is historic and registered as a Tangible Cultural Property.
Tohoku University Katahira Campus, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai
The Tohoku University Museum
The museum exhibits precious specimens and materials collected from across the world by academic researchers, such as macro- and microfossils, minerals, ancient cultural properties, and animal skeletons.
6-3 Aramaki Aza-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Sendai City Museum
This museum houses materials related to Sendai’s history, culture, and arts and crafts, including cultural assets donated by the Date family. Approximately 1,000 items are on permanent exhibition.
26 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center
Sendai 3/11 Memorial Community Center constitutes a base for weaving wisdom and lessons through communication, with memories and experiences as vehicles, connecting them to the future and to the world.
85-4 Aza-Kutsugata, Arai, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai
Botanical Gardens, Tohoku University
Stroll through this natural garden in the forests of Aobayama (Natural Monument). The flora on the slopes surrounding Sendai Castle has been protected since the castle’s founding in 1600.
12-2 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Sendai City Museum of History and Folklore
This museum introduces the lifestyle and history of Sendai since the Meiji era (1868–1912). This is the oldest wooden western-style building in the prefecture, which previously served as an army barracks.
1-3-7 Gorin, Miyagino-ku, Sendai (in Tsutsujigaoka Park)
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