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Fire Museum

3-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3353-9119
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A great and free museum in the center of Tokyo!

Scale models of Edo period tokyo, lots of English explanations, and views of Mt Fuji from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vitellus
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Tokyo, Japan
good place to visit for families

The museum has displays of fire engines and helicopters, and my boy enjoyed it a lot. It showcased... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
colman_lee
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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3-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scale models of Edo period tokyo, lots of English explanations, and views of Mt Fuji from the observatory on the 10F

Thank Vitellus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has displays of fire engines and helicopters, and my boy enjoyed it a lot. It showcased the development of fire station in tokyo, worth the visit to understand more of their local culture. The museum is free entry too. Start your visit on...More

2  Thank colman_lee
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Well done, small museum devoted to fire-fighting. Especially enjoyed the descriptions of fire-fighting in the Edo Period. Has a small lunch room on the top floor with vending machines and some views of the surrounding area. After one visits the well known big museums, this...More

Thank pfmdallas
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went to the fire museum during school half term so it was really quiet. Wasn’t sure what to expect but had a wonderful 2 hours with my kids. Lots of interesting things to see, not much written in English but this did not detract...More

1  Thank Jo T
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Museum is free! Very well laid out and at the top on the 10th floor you have a good photo op. It was fun to see the vintage trucks and the even have a helicopter attached to the ceiling.

Thank Edyth-Anne
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We visited the museum on an exceptionally rainy day as it was free and conveniently connected to the train station by underground pathways. Level 1 and 2 are great for the kids. A lot of hands on displays on the second level which our 2...More

2  Thank _aewallace85
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Fire Museum is directly connected to Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Yotsuya 3 chome Station Exit 2, its right outside the station. Entrance is free of charge Its an interactive museum for kids. Kids will enjoy riding the helicopter, ride a firetruck, wear the gears, make...More

3  Thank MP M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I went with my 5 years old son and he loved it! We went on a Sunday and there wasn't a lot of people. So good and it was free!!

Thank lucas c
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Was on a Craigslist errand at Yotsuya sanchome and decided to take a tour of the Tokyo Fire Museum which is dedicated to the history of firefighting in Japan from the past to the present. The museum is housed in the Yotsuya Fire Station and...More

2  Thank tabibito007
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant for small kids... my son loved it. A lot of Japanese language, but it did not deter him. So many interactions for him. I do not easily give 5 stars... but this place is very nearly 5 star.

Thank Brent G
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