Visiting the Solar Ark

Visiting the Solar Ark

Facility Information

HOURS AND HOLIDAYS: Please contact the Solar Energy Museum using the information below.
ADMISSION: Due to operational changes, as of June 30, 2009, the Solar Ark
will no longer be open to individual members of the general public.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
RESERVATIONS: Access will be limited to groups from educational institutions and government.
For details, please contact the Solar Energy Museum using the information below.
VISITORS HALL CAPACITY: Hall 1:60 persons/Hall 2:80 persons
(N.B. The Visitors Hall may be used for school-group lunches; for breaks; for various programs such as training sessions, meetings, and orientations; and for many other purposes.)
PARKING AREA: Free (big enough to park sightseeing buses)

(Solar Lab)
- Elevator
- Inclined paths
- Wheelchair-compatible restrooms
- Equipment to facilitate interaction with exhibits
(Please inform the staff if you wish to use the equipment. )

(Other Areas)
- Inclined paths
- Disabled parking area
- Rental wheelchairs (2 available)


Reservation for group visitor

Group Tours
A group of a least 10 people is necessary to reserve a tour. Please phone to make a reservation.
A confirmation of your reservation will be sent by fax or post at a later date. The maximum tour size is 80 people.

Group Tour: An approximately one-hour tour consisting of a 15-minute explanation of the Solar Ark, followed by a 30-minute tour of the Solar Lab.
* Please inquire concerning the types of tours and times.

Solar Energy Museum: Tel. 0584-64-7050 (direct dial)
Reservation Hours: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday