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The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation will be hosting a special exhibition called Pokémon Lab: You do it! You discover! (ポケモン研究所 ~キミにもできる!新たな発見~). The museum is located in the Odaiba District of Tokyo, Japan and the Pokémon Lab exhibit will be available during the summer of 2015.

Special Exhibition Pokémon Lab: You do it! You discover!

Since the release of the first game in 1996, Pokémon has become an international hit spanning across borders, cultures and generations. This special exhibition presents entertaining experiences to learn about scientific methods and processes such as observation and classification, with Pokémon as the subjects.

This exhibition will take place at the "Pokémon Lab" where visitors will act as research assistants and take on a variety of missions. These missions are separated into different difficulty levels, so visitors all ages can enjoy them. The exhibition will also explain the history and long-lasting appeal of Pokémon, along with the development of communications technology in game consoles.

This special exhibition provides an opportunity to experience the scientific process by playing and thinking together with Pokémon.

Exhibition Days: Wednesday July 8th, 2015 until Monday October 12th, 2015 Closed: Every Tuesday except on holidays and during the summer vacation period Opening Hours: 10:00 - 17:00 (Entrance closes 30 minutes prior to museum closing time.) Venue: Special Exhibition Zone, 1st floor, Miraikan Admission Fees(TBD): Adult (Ages 19 & over): 1,500yen, Student (Age 18 to school student): 1,300yen, Child(Ages 3 to school student): 500yen Organizers: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, The Yomiuri Shimbun
Source: http://www.miraikan.jst.go.jp/en/spexhibition/pokemon/