Tokyo Fire Department Firefighting and Disaster Prevention Reference Center
The Fire Museum’s official name is the Tokyo Fire Department Firefighting and Disaster Prevention Reference Center. The Fire Museum was opened on December 3rd, 1992 as an education and public relations facility for people to fully understand the way the fire service elevates safety in Tokyo.
Approximately 8,000 reference materials are stored in the museum including documents and historical items. The exhibits in the museum focus on original articles such as woodblock prints, publications, manuscripts, and firefighting equipment from the Edo era as well as water pumps, uniforms, and tools used in firefighting activities from the Meiji era to the present.
|Address||3-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0004|
|Hours of Operation||9:30 am ~ 5:00 pm
Library: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 1:00 pm ~ 4:30 pm
Mondays (If Monday is a holiday, the museum will be open on that day and closed the following day. If September 1 (Disaster Preparedness Day), October 1 (Tokyo Citizen’s Day), or January 17 (Disaster Preparedness and Volunteers’ Day) fall on Mondays, the museum will be open.)
New Year’s Holiday: December 29 ~ January 3
|Individual Admissions||Reservations are not required. You can freely visit the museum at any time.
As we do not have a visitor’s parking lot, please use public transportation when coming to the museum.
※Presently, group reservations are suspended.
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