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Last update:March 6,2015

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SHARP Memorial & Technology Hall

Outline

Visitors can learn about the history of electric appliances, biomimetics technology, environmental technology, and photovoltaic generation, etc.

Address

632-8567
2613-1 Ichinomoto-cho, Tenri City

Home page

SHARP Memorial & Technology HallExternal Site Link (opens in new window)

Access

From JR/Kintetsu Tenri Station, take public bus (Nara Kotsu Bus) or a taxi for 15 minutes. The “SHARP SOGO KAIHATSU CENTER” bound bus comes once every hour. Walk 3 minutes from the bus stop.

Parking

Available (room for 1 bus, 5 personal vehicles)

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9:30-17:00 (last entrance at 16:00). Closed on national holidays, and SHARP holidays.

Number of visitors facility can accept

1-50

Visit requirements

None in particular

Average visit length

About 1 hour (a staff member will guide you)

Facility details / highlights

Sharp Technology Innovation Museum is comprised of History and Technology Section.
In History Section, visitors can observe valuable historical materials in chronological order, such as the Sharp Pencil from which the company name and brand are derived, and also the Japan's first TV set and World's first all-transistor-diode electronic desktop calculator registered as an essential historical material for science and technology by National Museum of Nature and Science.
In Technology Section, Visitors can observe various applications and technologies with easy-to-understand demonstrations introduce a part of achievements of research. For example, various home appliances by using biomimetics, recycling technology, etc.

Admission fee

Free

Support in foreign languages

English-speaking staff available

Materials in foreign languages

 brochures (English)

Contact

TEL: 0743-65-0011

Applications

Reservations required for admission and guided visit. Please contact us for arrangements in advance.

Contact Information about this page.
(When you want to visit the facilities introduced in this list, please apply to each facility directly.)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535
Phone:+81-6-6966-6033
E-Mail: kin-kansai-technical-visit@meti.go.jpMail (mail client will launch)