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Opening hours, closed days, free admission day

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Opening hours, free admission day

※For reduction of new coronavirus contact opportunity, it is time of tsujoki until the end of February, 2021 from September 6, 2020.

Opening hours (time when Ocean Expo Park is opened)
Division from March to September: from October to February:※
Ocean Expo Park (area except the following) 8:00-19:30 8:00-18:00
Ocean Expo Park (aquarium-related area) 8:00-20:30 8:00-19:00
Opening time (time when each facility is available)
Division from March to September: from October to February:※
Tropical Dream Center
Tropical & Subtropical Arboretum
Oceanic Culture Museum
Native Okinawan Village
(admission deadline 18:30)
(admission deadline 17:00)
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium 8:30 to 20:00
(admission deadline 19:00)
8:30 to 18:30
(admission deadline 17:30)

※The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium should be the admission deadline 30 minutes before other facilities closing at one hour ago of closing.
※Each facility has distance from parking lot. Come with margin at time.

Free admission day

Facility The date and time, object
Tropical Dream Center
Oceanic Culture Museum
(we include planetarium)
Monday, May 4, 2020
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Sunday, October 11, 2020, 25th Sunday
Area: All visitors can enter free of charge
Monday, September 21, 2020
Area: People 65 years or older

Announcement of closure, closing

We are doing every year with closure, closed days to carry out facilities check work of each facility (the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, tropical dream center, Oceanic Culture Museum, Tropical & Subtropical Arboretum) in Ocean Expo Park on first Wednesday and the next day in December.

  • Next closure, closed days: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 3rd Thursday

We fix the system, as the same as before, "to be clean comfortably safely", and to be able to greet customer by these facilities check work. We would appreciate your understanding.

※Gate of Ocean Expo Park closes closed days on that day, in park cannot enter a kindergarten. It is opened on day (New Year holidays) except the above (except temporary closure caused by typhoons).

Work contents
Facility Work contents
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
(common use power station, water landing tank pump well)
[we receive high pressure and provide and check]
  • Because time when we cannot watch health condition of breeding living thing occurs, night facilities check carries out work in the day.
Around Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium [check work of seawater manhole]
  • With high pressure facilities check to receive, we perform check in manhole in time when seawater from aquariums does not flow.
All park facilities and mall [extermination of harmful insects such as buildings]
  • We get rid of pest to hold in building and filthy water manhole which is on the mall in state that is always hygienic, and is good.
  • During conduct, we are prohibited from entrance to have effect to the human body after the conduct and, in preservation, carry out work in the day.
Oceanic Culture Museum planetarium hall [planetarium maintenance check]
  • We dismantle apparatus and, for check such as projector or film projector of planetarium, perform maintenance and exchange of expendable supplies and cleaning for two days.
Mall [we check equipment maintenance such as the yard exchange telephone facilities and broadcast]
  • We perform check maintenance of outdoor manhole in garden.
  • We work in the day that work blockades copy of mall and performs to reduce outbreak such as drop of service to customer and lack of oxygen accident in manhole.
The center fountain open space and general bureau [tank check work for fountain under the ground]
  • We put together for closed days and work on check of tank for central fountain and the general information desk Shiisa fountain under the ground and cleaning.
Tropical Dream Center [Takagi planting in showhouse]
  • We plant Hikage tree ferns in orchid showhouse to enhance display effect in greenhouse. We are prohibited from entrance for import of planting tree, plantation work and carry out work for safety management undertaking construction in the day.
[the pruning work in showhouse]
  • We prune creeper for improvement in scenery in greenhouse. We are prohibited from entrance for fall of the pruning branch and carry out work for safety management in the day because it is high place work.

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