Honjo Life Safety Learning Center
Free tours and trials!
Feel free to visit with your family, friends or on your own.
Earthquake Simulation Section
Experience a realistic earthquake simulation, learn about the havoc wreaked by earthquakes and acquire the skills required in an emergency.
We will explain the importance of preparing for an earthquake in an easy-to-understand manner through the use of images.
Urban Flooding Experiental Section
View images relating to localized torrential downpours and tsunamis and learn how to open basement doors and car doors against water pressure during flooding.
Smoke Maze Section
After learning about the characteristics and dangers of smoke, experience evacuating from neutral zones where smoke meets air. Learn proper evacuation methods and develop the ability to calmly assess the situation and take action.
Fire Fighting Training Section
Learn how to use a fire extinguisher or indoor hydrant against a large screen that simulates an actual fire.
First Aid Training Room
Here, you can experience providing first aid treatment such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation using training dolls. You can also train using an actual AED (automated external defibrillator).
Rainstorm Simulation Section
Experience the kinds of strong winds and heavy rain that can cause storm or flood damage, and increase your knowledge of strong winds and heavy rain while learning about the havoc they can wreak.
Disaster Prevention Theater
Powerful earthquake-themed videos are projected and impactful production equipment such as sound systems and vibrating seats are employed.
VR Disaster Section
The VR (virtual reality) system produces simulated disasters – earthquakes, fires and typhoons. Come and enrich your experience!
Children’s square/Quiz corner
119 call corner
Disaster prevention library
(“Tokyo Disaster Prevention” learning corner)
Abnormal weather area
Kawanote region area
Kawanote region corner/History of natural disasters
Ground liquefaction experiment
Disaster prevention game corner
- 4-6-6Yokokawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0003
- 10-minute walk from North Exit of Kinshicho Station (JR Sobu Line) or from Exit 4, Kinshicho Station (Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line)
10-minute walk from Exit B1 or B2 (B1 is more convenient) of Oshiage Station (Keisei Oshiage Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Tobu Skytree Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line)
Toei Bus: 2-minute walk from the “Yokokawa San-chome” bus stop (Route No. 08)
- Open hours
- 9:00am to 5:00pm (last admission: 4:30pm)
- Days closed
- Wednesdays and the 3rd Thursday of every month (or the next day if this falls on a national holiday)
New Year’s holidays (December 29 – January 3)