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This earthquake-prone city is long overdue for a devastating trembler, so the Tokyo Fire Department has created this ‘life safety learning centre’ in its HQ to simulate a real emergency. There’s first-aid training and survival tips, but the real fun is the shaking room, the smoke maze and the only chance you’ll ever have to play with fire extinguishers without getting reprimanded. The whole thing takes around two hours, and while you can just drop in and take part, it’s advisable to reserve a place.

Tokyo City Guide (Edition 5)


2-37-8 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku

Transport Ikebukuro Station (Yamanote line), Metropolitan exit; (Marunouchi, Yurakucho lines), exit 3.

Telephone 03 3590 6565

Open 9am-5pm Mon, Wed-Fri / closed Tue and the 3rd Wed of every month

Admission Free


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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