Yoji Totsuka Neutrino Museum was created both to celebrate honorary Fuji City citizen Yoji Totsuka's achievements and contributions to neutrino physics and to build children's interest in science and quest for knowledge. We will introduce you Yoji Totsuka, the Super-Kamiokande and neutrino research with panels and devices for you to try out yourself.

Yoji Totsuka Neutrino Museum

  • · Yoji Totsuka's Life and Achievements

    · Introduction to the Super-Kamiokande

    · Neutrino Plaza

    · Nobel Prize and an Introduction to Neutrino Research

    · Photomultiplier Tube Display

    (WHERE) Roadside Rest Area FUJIKAWA-RAKUZA 2F - Adjacent to Experience Hall DONBURA

    (HOURS) 10:00am to 4:00pm

    (HOLIDAY) Closed Tuesdays

    (ADMISSION) Free - Access to Experience Hall DONBURA is 600 yen for adults and 300 yen for children.

Dr. Yoji Totsuka Profile

  • A physicist from Fuji City. Including his discovery that neutrinos have mass, he has made many great contributions to the fields of physics and astronomy. He passed away in 2008.

    From an Order of Culture Medal to a Panofsky Prize (American Physical Society) to being honored as a Thomson Reuters Citation Laureate to a Benjamin Franklin Medal, he has received numerous awards.

Yoji Totsuka's Words

  • Science is based upon curiosity. If there is a mystery, then science has to find out the solution to that mystery.

    We will rebuild the detector. There is no question.