[1] Weather/Clothes [2] Transportation/Car Park [3] Medical Problems & Other Problems
[4] Services [5] Getting the Most from Your Visit
The nearest prefecture in Japan to other East Asian countries is Fukuoka Prefecture. In this prefecture, located on an extensive site in Kitakyushu City, a very accessible location, is SPACE WORLD.


Q : What is the weather like throughout the year?

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A:There is a clear difference between each season, and the annual average temperature is 16.4 degrees C (in the Yahata area). The temperature is very different between winter and summer. At the lowest it is 2 degrees C in winter(January and February), and at the highest 35 degrees C in summer(August). From June to September, it rains a lot and the temperature is relatively high. The best seasons are spring (April to May) and autumn (October to November). The afternoon temperature at this time is comfortable, but the temperature in the early morning and evening can drop quite low.

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Comfortable shoes and casual clothes are recommended, and in the summer, it's advisable to wear a hat for protection against the strong sun. It is a good idea to have suitable clothing for indoors, too, as the facilities are air-conditioned. In the winter, of course, warm clothing is essential to guard against the cold.

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Q : How can I get to Space World, and how long does it take?

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Space World is located in Kitakyushu City. For information on access and travel time required, go to the "Access"page.

Q : Is there adequate parking?

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There are 2,350 spaces for cars, and the cost is 1000 yen a day.

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Q : What should I do if I feel sick or get injured?

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Please find the closest staff member to you, and inform him/her about the problem. In the First Aid Center, there are beds, and a nurse is in regular attendance.

Q : What should I do if I lose my belongings?

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Please fill out a form at the Guest Service Center. If found, your belongings will be delivered on to you.(It costs the postage.)

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Maps of the park are available in English, Chinese and Korean so feel free to ask for one at the guest service center.

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Q : Can I change money in Space World?

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A foreign money exchange service (U.S. dollars to Japanese yen) is available at the group counter. Please show your passport.

Q : Are there any lockers?

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Coin lockers are available for a separate fee inside and outside the park.

Q : Are there any barrier-free services?

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Most areas in the park are designed to be barrier-free, and rental wheelchairs and baby buggies are also available. The visually impaired can use all the rides if accompanied by somebody to assist them in getting on and off.

Q : Can I send souvenirs to my country?

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Delivery service is available at the various shops.

Q : Can I send mail?

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Yes. Your mail will be stamped with a souvenir Space World stamp and sent from the Guest Service Center (charged).

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There is a Baby Center, where you can change diapers and feed your baby, and a Pet House, where you can leave your pet during your visit.

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Q : Can I enjoy Space World on a rainy day?

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Yes. There are a number of indoor attractions.

Q : Can I enjoy Space World without children?

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Absolutely! The Galaxy Theater, Space Museum are especially recommended for adults.

Q : Where can I see Space World characters?

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They make surprise appearances at many places throughout the park every day. You can also have your photo taken with them.

Q : Are there any souvenirs that are unique to Space World?

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How about character goods or space food? Cookies and other snacks as well as cell phone straps are popular!

Q : Are there any restaurants?

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There are 8 restaurants and food stands, together offering Japanese, American and Chinese food, confectionaries, snacks and drinks.

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The busiest time at Space World is during July and August, which is the Japanese school vacation period. National holidays are also busy.

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