The National Museum of Nature and Science in Ueno Park exhibits natural history and the history of science and technology. It is also a research institute: collecting & preserving 4 million specimens. It is a must see stop in Tokyo Ueno Park, especially for school children. Subjects covered at the museum include the history of science and technology, Earth and its biosphere, as well as human history. The museum is actively engaged in educational activities, so as to enhance the public's interest in nature and science.