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Ikebukuro Earthquake Museum 池袋防災館 One Day Experience / Ikebukuro

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The Ikebukuro Earthquake museum allows you to experience a 7-point shake and teaches you how to react. There's CPR instruction, how to use a fire extinguisher and more. Courses with instructors require reservations.

Categories One Day Experience
Nearest Station Ikebukuro
Address 2-37-8-4F Nishi-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Telephone 03-3590-6565
Home Page http://www.tfd.metro.tokyo.jp (In Japanese)
Business Hours 9:00am-5:00pm; Closed Tue & 3rd Wed
Price Admission: FREE

3 Reviews for Ikebukuro Earthquake Museum


Susan
  • Ikebukuro Earthquake Museum
  • (2007-10-01)
  • I experienced my first earthquake not too long ago. It was surreal. If I hadn't been sitting perfectly still, I would have missed it. Though it doesn't make much sense, it was like the ground rippled. Of course, it was an extremely small quake. As probably everyone knows, Japan is prone to earthquakes. In only a week, there are upwards of a hundred earthquakes that can be perceived by humans in th... Read More

Peter
  • Ikebukuro Earthquake Museum
  • (2007-10-01)
  • I've never been to an earthquake museum before. Actually, it's more of an interactive fire and earthquake safety museum, and it's quite well organized and executed. The place is government sponsored (it's on top of the Tokyo fire department in Ikebukuro) and completely free-you just need to book in advance to be sure of getting in. There was an alarming large group of elementary schoolers on a fie... Read More

Ryan
  • Ikebukuro Earthquake Museum
  • (2007-10-01)
  • Have you ever been in an earthquake? Do you know what to do during one? Can you give CPR or use a fire extinguisher? The Earthquake museum is not so much of a museum as it is an instructional course on several safety tips in a fun an informative way run by the fire department. You normally need to make reservations for here, but everything is free of charge. It took us an hour and a half to do all... Read More
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