Kanagawa Accademy of Science and Technology
Photocatalyst Museum

Introduction

The photocatalyst museum contains over 40 exhibits covering demonstrations and applications of photocatalysis. It is designed to introduce visitors to photocatalytic technology. This museum records the development of the photocatalyst industry and seeks to explain and spread appreciation of photocatalysts by explaining photocatalytic technology so that visitors can gain a deeper comprehension of them. In addition, young people are introduced to photocatalytic technology through experimental demonstrations of photocatalysts.

Photocatalyst Museum Layout

Permanent Exhibits

Address: 1st Floor, West Wing, Kanagawa Science Park
Opening Hours: Monday–Friday (10:00 am to 5:00 pm (except public holidays)
Admission Fee: Free
Exhibition:
Various products using photocatalytic technology.

・TiO2 powders and sols, visible-light-driven photocatalysts for indoor lighting conditions
・Photocatalytic materials for coatings
・Photocatalytic products (window glass, tiles)
・Fabric for tents
・Photocatalytic materials for cars, roads, and architectures
・Air filter, air purifier
・TiO2-coated blinds, TiO2-coated clothes
・Catheter for medical applications, etc.

Exhibit Example: Photocatalyst Application Products

Building exteriors/road materials section Housewares section
Air /water purification section Principles/test equipment section Raw materials section
Window film and blinds Glass doors Outdoor tent
   
Science youth library