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[ Maxcell Aqua park Shinagawa ] Entertaining Aquarium near Shinagawa station

This aquarium is one of the most easy-access aquarium in central Tokyo.

Not only convenient location, this aquarium has Dolphin shows at big indoor round pool, and unique installation with digital graphics arts.


About 2-3mins walk from Shinagawa station (Takanawa-Exit side).

Maxcell Aqua Park Shinagawa (Official Website)

Address: 4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8611 (Link to Google MAP)

*Within Shinagawa Prince Hotel site

Entrance fee

You can get ticket online in advance, or at counter on the day.

Re-entry is allowed.

Adults (High school students or older)2,500 yen
Elementary / middle school students1,300 yen
Children (4 years old or older)800 yen
0-3 years oldFree

*Ride Attractions (merry-go-round, pirate ship ride) : 500 yen each for 1 ride

Maxcell Aqua Park Shinagawa (Official Website)

Opening Hours

Opening hour is longer than other aquariums – night aquarium might be good idea as special travel memory.

Basic opening hours

  • Weekdays : 10:00 am – 7:30 pm (Last entry at 7:00pm)
  • Saturdays and holidays : 10:00 am – 8:00pm (Last entry is 7:00pm)

*Please check official site “OPENING HOURS” before you go, Seasonal change might be occurred.

Ride attractions inside

This aquarium starts from Merry-go-round of sea life, and Pirate ship ride!

*Price : 500yen/parson for each ride

Sea lives with cool lighting

Seasonal lighting boost up the beauty.

Dolphin shows

Dolphin’s clever move & relations of trust with trainers are wonderful. Music & Lighting of show is also worth to see.

My daughter enjoy wet sitting in front every time, with rain-poncho.

[ Tips ]

  • Usually they have 11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 16:00, 15:30, and 19:00. (please check official site for latest info)
  • 19:00 is night version show.
  • Many guest starts to keep good seats about 30min before shows.
  • If you sit in front, you would wet.
  • You can buy Rain-Poncho (100yen ) at shop near Dolphin pool.
  • After show, staffs will rend you towel for someone get wet.
  • After show, please be seated a while till staffs ask you leave.
  • Popcorn, soft-served ice cream, drink include beers are available at shop near Dolphin pool.

Event Schedule (Link to official site)

Big tube tunnel

Huge tube will show up after dolphin pool area. Manta ray is flying over gracefully.

Aquarium souvenir shop

Many cute goods will make you and kids stop…
Better plan 10-20 min to see this shop in advance before you move to another place.

Re-entry allowed?

Yes (for same day). Please show the ticket to staffs.

How long will it take?

Approx. 2-3 hours.

Stroller parks, Nursing room?

You can park stroller at entrance, or enter with stroller.
*No rental stroller available.

Nursing room is on 2F.

Food and Drinks?

There are no food-eating place with chair&table inside, only some drink stands for adults and popcorn kind of stuff.
If you want to have lunch or dinner around here, There are restaurants / food court next to the aquarium building.

Better bring in water and little snacks for little kids.

Snack shop inside Aquarium

There are 2 kiosk inside. (Drinks, Popcorn, Soft served ice creams etc) No seats for eating.

Restaurants / food court (outside the aquarium)

Couple of minutes walk from aquarium exit, there is food court next building.

Food court Shinagawa Kitchen (Official website)

MAP : Prince hotel Shinagawa Annex tower 2F, 4-10-30, Takanwasa, Minato-ku, Tokyo ( Link to Google Map )

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