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I took a friend to the centre so she could experience an earthquake and learn what action to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Informative and enriching experience

I visited the center with my teen and tween. We watched a subbed animation on Japanese earthquakes... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a friend to the centre so she could experience an earthquake and learn what action to take. The staff here are very friendly and helpful. Love learning about new places. The day we went the centre was fully booked for some days however...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I visited the center with my teen and tween. We watched a subbed animation on Japanese earthquakes and experienced a simulated earthquake. My children experienced a mild earthquake while I got a chance to feel how it was like during the 2011 earthquake. We’re from...More

1  Thank Rene T
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Great place to learn 'Safety First' and free admission. We learn how to use a fire extinguisher when there is a fire. How to evacuate properly when there are smoke. Basic first aid techniques and CPR. Experience an earthquake by earthquake simulation how to protect...More

1  Thank yfylou
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Pretty cool place to learn about fire safety and to experience an earthquake. They have a platform which mimics a variety of quakes that have hit Japan. I am glad I have not experienced one in real life! Please note that while the staff here...More

4  Thank gaijinexpat
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The stimulations of different disasters (earthquake, escape from smoke-filled room and using fire extinguisher) can really let visitors remember what they have to do when we face earthquake and fire. We've learnt a lot of black and white steps since we're little, but those are...More

2  Thank littlenosila
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This place exists to educate the public about what to do in the event of a disaster. There are three different drills: using a fire extinguisher, escaping from a smoke-filled building, and protecting yourself during an earthquake. There's the setup of a dining room on...More

1  Thank SoraLochiel
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I would definitely recommend a visit as it is a fun and educational way to learn about disasters, which is a ever present aspect of life in Tokyo. You can experience a 7.0 earth quake in their simulator which is the main drag.

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

I loved this museum which allowed you to put out a fire with a live extinguisher and experience trying to escape a burning building in the dark which they fill with smoke. The earthquake simulator went all the way up to level 9 which really...More

2  Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 1 January 2015

I visited the centre during my recent stay in Tokyo. I was advised to return in and hour. When I returned there was a school group getting ready to go in. I was taken up to a higher floor where the earthquake simulator was located....More

5  Thank Sriver
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Found this on a "weird thing to do in Tokyo" website! Our 2 hours here didn't disappoint and it was free! Lockers also available for free. Amongst the school trip group and groups of workers from various companies here for updated training, we were the...More

5  Thank DotCG
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