|Established||1 June 1996|
|Location||Kitagō 1-ban, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan 〒310-0811|
|Accreditation||The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan|
|Owner||Geographical Survey Institute of Japan|
|Public transit access||Tsukuba|
|Floor area||5,464 m2|
|Design and construction|
The museum was the first of its kind in Japan when it was opened by the Geographical Survey Institute of Japan in June 1996.