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Tokyo Fire Museum (Tokyo Fire Department Firefighting and Disaster Prevention Reference Center)
Learn About Fire and Disaster Preventions at the Fire Museum.
The Fire Museum was opened on December 3rd of 1992 as a public relations and educational facility that helps visitors understand the firefighting that helps protect Tokyo and keep it secure. The museum’s official name is “Tokyo Fire Department Firefighting and Disaster Prevention Reference Center.”
There are exhibits featuring dioramas recreating firefighters from the Edo period and former fire trucks, allowing visitors to understand the evolution of firefighting activities over time. Visitors can even get into the helicopter exhibit installed outside.
You can see Shinjuku, Roppongi Hills, and on clear days even Mt. Fuji from the Disaster Prevention Lounge located on the 10th floor. There is also a museum shop selling original goods, perfect for souvenirs.
Learn about the process of firefighting, which changes over time.
Original goods are sold in the museum shop.
Voiced guide equipment available for rent. (Available in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean)
Frequently Asked Questions have been vetted and answered directly by each listing.
Do you have foreign language brochures or signages? (If yes, please specify the supported languages)
Yes (primarily in English, with some in Chinese and Korean)
Is free WiFi available in the facility?
Yes, it is.
Are coin lockers available?
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 3-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Every Monday (open on public holidays, but instead closed the following day), year-end and New Year’s holidays (December 29th-January 3rd)
*If September 1st, October 1st, and January 17th fall on a Monday, the museum is open as if it were a holiday, and it is closed the following day.
- Business Hours
- 9:30am - 5:00pm (Admission allowed until 4:30pm)
- Directly connected to Exit 2 of the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line’s Yotsuya-sanchome Station
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)