Witness the historical development of Japan's fire department on a family-friendly tour of Fire Museum. Start on the sixth floor, where special exhibits and a children's room complete with firefighter-related games and videos will keep all ages entertained. Working downwards, chart the progression from the perils of 17th-century firefighting, depicted in a traditional bunraku puppet show on the fifth floor, through to the technological advancements since the mid-1800s, showcased on the fourth floor. Today's high-tech equipment sported by mannequins on the third floor offer an interesting contrast. Cap off the tour with a bite to eat and a view of the area on the tenth-floor observation deck. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Fire Museum and many more Tokyo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tokyo tour itinerary planner.
Fire Museum reviews
I had this museum high on my list considering my father is a firefighter in Australia. The history levels and the static displays of the fire fighting equipment was fascinating, comparable to the... more »
If you have small kids this is a must. Loads of interactive exhibits and a helicopter on the roof the kids can play in. Highly recommend. more »
This will place was awesome. A lot of things to see and several interactive exhibits. Free to visit so no reason not to! Kids will have a great time, my daughter is already asking to go back.
Really interactive museum with some awesome display, great for kids as there are games and moving displays, open helicopter you can sit in and explore. Multiple levels that cover early firefighting in Japan right through to modern equipment and firefighting techniques. Also its free. F r e e.
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