Sky Museum

Amusement Sky Museum

Hours: 10:00 to 18:00

Learn about the airport by looking, listening, touching, and experiencing it first-hand. We now offer unique tours and learning facilities!

The floor is divided into different areas: the airport’s history, how the airport operates, learning about aircrafts, and an attractions area. You will certainly enjoy learning about the Kansai International Airport and its aircrafts.
The museum is full of interesting exhibits – take a look at the massive Terminal Building made at a scale of 1/72 with a 30 m length, the passenger apron models, the various simulators that allow you to experience working in the sky, and the impressive 200-inch, large screen movie theater.
From elementary school students on a field trip to adults, everyone is sure to be amazed by the fun facts and newly acquired experiences from the Sky Museum.

Groups require a reservation to tour the facilities. Please call in advance.

Kansai International Airport Observation Hall SkyView
Tel: 072-455-2082 (Weekdays: 10:00 - 17:00)

See here for details on working at the airport and about aircraft using large scale models and aircraft in the Sky Museum, and the Sky Museum tour for groups.

Airport History Area

Airport Island Learning Corner


Airport Island Learning Corner

Learning Corner with models and videos

This corner will teach you about the process involved in building Japan’s first artificial island, the Kansai International Airport island.
In addition to watching video recordings of that time, this area offers models of elaborately made workboats and civil engineering machinery.

Kansai International Learning Corner

The story of the Kansai International Airport told through illustrations

How was the Kansai International Airport created? Visitors are free to touch the newly created illustrations to find out more about the airport’s history.

Airport Operations Area

KIX Basic Information Corner


KIX Basic Information Corner

Information about KIX you should know

What are some of the features of the Kansai International Airport? What is the airport acronym? What is a hub airport? Get all of these answers here, at the Basic Information Corner.

Working at the Airport Learning Corner


1/72 scale Terminal Building and Passenger Apron Model

Learn by observing the massive scale model

View the largest building at the airport, the Passenger Terminal Building, and the expansive passenger apron model to learn about the various jobs people do at the airport every day.

Equipment Used at the Airport Learning Corner

Equipment essential to getting aircraft off the ground

There are many different kinds of equipment used at the airport to get the aircraft safely off the ground, including the runways the and control tower. Here, you can learn more details about the airport using panel graphics.

Airlines Learning corner


Airlines Learning corner

The airline companies from around the world that fly in and out of Kansai International Airport

There are many airline companies from around the world that utilize KIX.
Corporate profiles and the many different types of passenger aircraft used are explained here.

Working at the Airport (and among the skies) Area

Working in the Sky Learning Corner


Actual size cockpit

Experience working at the airport through a simulator

Check which airport jobs you would excel at using computer-based analytics. You can learn about the many job types at the airport through our panel and video equipment.
Make sure you don’t miss the CA drilling video – this recording was exclusively granted to us for this display.
You can also visit the simulators of an actual-sized cockpit, cabin, control tower, towing vehicles and aircraft marshalling to experience real-life airport work.

Video Theatre


Video Theatre

Watch videos on our 200-inch screen – more importantly, watch our airport documentary!

The documentary video shows the work of the many staff members who make the airport operate every day.
The breathtaking 200-inch screen offers a fantastic movie theatre-like experience.

Commemorative Photograph Corner

Commemorative photograph corner with a changing background

Don’t’ forget to take your photo souvenir with the available changing background (motorized screen)!

Learn About the Airport Area

Aircraft Construction Learning Corner


Aircraft Construction Learning Corner

Learn about the aircraft construction process through videos and illustrations.

The illustration panels and the video provided by an aircraft manufacturer introduce all the processes implemented from planning to its assembling at the plant (Boeing 777).

Aircraft Flight Learning Corner

Learn about early aviation through illustrations

Why are planes able to fly? How are they controlled? This and other interesting information on early flight logistics is available through many illustrations at this corner.

Attraction area

Sound experience room

You can listen to a wide variety of airport and aircraft sounds in the sound-proof room equipped with a stereophonic sound system.
You’ll be impressed by the sounds of jet passenger aircraft landing and taking off - you’ll feel as though they are right there!

Airline quiz


Airline quiz

A corner for testing your knowledge – everyone from children to adults will enjoy this section. How many correct answers can you give?

Kid’s Corner


Kid’s Corner

A play facility designed around the theme of our very own character Sky Kids’ Booby – perfect for our smaller guests at the museum.

Kansai International Airport Observation Hall SkyView
1 Senshukukokita, Izumisano 549-0001, Osaka Prefecture 549-0001
TEL: 072-455-2082
FAX: 072-455-2097