Tokyo Fire Department Firefighting and Disaster Prevention Reference Center
Seven fire engines that saw active use from the Taish? era through the Heisei era are displayed on this floor. The changes in fire engines over time are explained in detail.
In the museum shop, we sell a variety of Fire Museum souvenirs. Please visit the shop when you come to tour the museum.
A firefighting helicopter that was operational until 1982 waits here to greet all visitors.
Additionally, disaster prevention animations and videos introducing the firefighting units can be viewed in our mini-theater.
The modern fire service undertakes a wide range of activities designed to protect lives and property from a variety of disasters.
On this floor, information about firefighting and emergency operations can be learned through animations and animatronics. Additionally, the ways in which disasters are dealt with are explained.
Firefighting techniques from the Meiji era through the early Sh?wa era advanced spectacularly with the modernization of equipment. On this floor, we observe the changes in the fire service over time interwoven with traditional practices.
Exhibits on this floor introduce the birth and structure of firefighting during the Edo period. In the dioramas depicting the streets of Edo on this floor, the likenesses of brave firefighters and ordinary citizens are reenacted in minute detail.
You can ride in the cockpit of the helicopter on the terrace of this floor!
Special exhibits and public displays of archived items, as well as screenings of films, are held on this floor. The events are announced regularly through Fire Museum correspondence.
Enjoy the view of the Nishishinjuku and Roppongi Hills skyline from the Disaster Prevention Lounge. Mt. Fuji can also be seen on clear days.