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Fire Museum

3-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3353-9119
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Small museum worth visiting

Well done, small museum devoted to fire-fighting. Especially enjoyed the descriptions of... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Garden City, New York
Lovely trip out

We went to the fire museum during school half term so it was really quiet. Wasn’t sure what to... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Jo T
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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3-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
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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 4 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

2  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

1  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
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have almost missed to visit there... arriving only 20 mins before close, the staff served us free for visit. Very good service ^ ^

Thank BreadChan
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

〒160-0004 Tōkyō-to, Shinjuku-ku, Yotsuya, 3 Chome−10番 The fire museum is a great destination for families with young children . Free entrance and very easy to access. Kids can get dressed up. Sit in a fire engine and helicopter indoors and there is another one outdoors....More

Thank Zenlady Hila R
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the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
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east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
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