Every year during the middle of April, the various research institutes in Tsukuba open up their facilities to the public. This year, “Science Week“ will be held from the 17th to the 23rd and 47 institutes will be open to the public, some on all of the days and others on only specific days.
This is a great opportunity to see what kind of research is being done in Tsukuba, and so you can spend just a short time or the whole day visiting a variety of institutes. Free shuttle buses run regularly around a loop that will take you to the institutes open on a specific day. All buses leave from the Tsukuba Center for Institutes (2-20-5, Takezono, Tsukuba City) and make a run around a loop route coming back to TCI.
If you want a guidebook for SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2006 (in Japanese), please email to www[at]mexttci.go.jp or send a fax to 029-856-0464. Detailed information is on TCI's website at http://www.mexttci.go.jp/tci/kagiweek/2006/list-e.html (in English).
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