It is display facility that the cause, Mitaka City of cooperation of National Astronomical Observatory of Japan set up "Mitaka Picture Book House in the Astronomical Observatory Forest" and run. We store building of a certain Taisho era in forest of astronomical observatory and utilize and use wide garden and perform activity to be connected in interest in offer, nature and science of place to enjoy display and picture book of picture book.

Through encounter with picture book and various experiences, we bring up intellectual curiosity and sensitivity of children, and it is in place getting close to space and nature, art culture, and people are intended that children contribute to creation of area culture growing up wealthily.