K computer Tour
K computer group tours are available on request. Please read the guidelines below and send us an application form via email or fax. Accepted groups will be invited to view the K computer from the Visitor Hall.
The Exhibit Hall on the first floor is open to the public during the business hours (viewing of the K computer is not available). Details are here.
Guidelines for K computer Tour
Before submitting an application form
- Only applications from organizations will be accepted.
The group size is limited to 5-60 persons (contact us for exceptions)
- Tours are available on weekdays at 10 am-noon and 1:30 pm-5 pm. (not available on weekends, holidays, RIKEN holidays, days of special events)
- Each tour will take about 30-90 min depending on the course.
- A tour guide will provide information about the K computer appropriate for the general public.
- There is no charge for the K Tour.
- Tours can be scheduled through March 29, 2019.
About the Tour
Below are typical tours that take 30, 60, or 90 min. Please indicate your preference on the application form.
How to Apply
Please fill out the application form and submit via email (r-ccs-kengaku[at]ml.riken.jp) or FAX （078-304-4964）at least 15 days before your preferred tour date.
We will contact the applicants by email (r-ccs-kengaku[at]ml.riken.jp).
- If you need special assistance, please indicate in the application form.
- We will not accept applications from a tour company on behalf of visitors.
- We will not accept applications from for-profit companies/groups that charge a fee to the visitors.
If transportation fees must be collected from the visitors, please state clearly that "Visitors will not be charged for the K computer tour."
- Certain dates/times may not be available for a tour.
- We photograph or videotape the tour from time to time and post on our website or Facebook page for public relations purposes. If you wish to not be photographed or videotaped, please inform us in advance.
RIKEN Center for Computational Science
Public Relations Group
(please mention “K computer Tour”)
Tel：078-940-5800 (Japanese) 078-940-5849 (English)