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Fukuoka Citizen’s Disaster Prevention Center

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Have kids? - go here

Kids will love it and it's free. Experience an earthquake and tough winds. As always the people are... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2015
Sfitseart
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Experience an earthquake and typhoon

Fukuoka City Disaster Prevention Center. This is a small "museum" where you can experience an... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2014
BataviaBob
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Dec 6, 2016
“A good place to experience ordinary Japan Life”
Jan 11, 2016
“Both Necessary and Fun”
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1-3-3 Sawaraku Momochihama, Fukuoka 814-0001, Fukuoka Prefecture
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+81 92-847-5990
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

We enjoyed the experience as there were some interactive activities. My teenage boy enjoyed just fiddling with the helicopter, testing out the water-resistant on your car door, earthquake and wind experience. But be prepared that everything is in Japanese. We enjoyed it but if you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Coming here will give you a heads up in the dangers you may face in Fukuoka. I first found out about the local venomous spiders my first time in the center. People unfamiliar with disasters typical of Japan, especially, should come here. That includes foreigners...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

Not difficult to find, but quite a walk from the subway stop and not well sign-posted. But it is for locals and not a tourist attraction. Nevertheless they are very accommodating and welcome tourists. Except that they are very busy and you need to call...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

Very good experience for adults and kids from city with no personal experience on typhoon, fire and earthquake. It used to be for local people. So, the activities are conducted in Japanse. But by gestures, we could know what to do. There are simulations of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

Kids will love it and it's free. Experience an earthquake and tough winds. As always the people are very friendly here - but only speak Japanese.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Sfitseart
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Personally for me it was really a good experience. Especially the offered fire-training is something what could happen to you anytime and everywhere. The staff was very friendly. Regarding the fact that everything is free (even the coinlocker gives you back your money) - this...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

Fukuoka City Disaster Prevention Center. This is a small "museum" where you can experience an earth quake and a typhoon (without the water). I loved the experience. It might be scary for kids under 10.

Date of experience: March 2013
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