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Education Program

As for flexible program, the combination is free.

To promote knowledge among citizens of disasters and to improve citizens' abilities to address disasters1, the Kyoto City Disaster Prevention Center offers half-day and one-day programs designed to provide simulated experiences of disasters. We hope many citizens will visit the Center.

Courses and Contents of Disaster Prevention Study

SIMULATED TRAINING PROGRAM

The hoped experience subject is selected from among this program with half a day (2 hours 30 minutes are required.) as a unit, and it combines.
* The acceptance during a day is also possible according to hope.

Disaster Education Video Room
1F
Disaster Education Video Room
Histories of past disasters such as earthquakes that happened in Kyoto and their terror are introduced by using Hi-Vision Visual System.
(15min.)
Typhoon Simulation Room
1F
Typhoon Simulation Room
Using the wind-making equipment with a wind speed of 32 meters per second you can experience the difficulty of acting in a typhoon and can learn about natural disasters.
(20-30min.)
Earthquake Simulation Room
1F
Earthquake Simulation Room
Earthquake intensity 4-7(on the Japanese scale) will be simulated and we will introduce how to prepare against an earthquake.
(20-30min.)
Smoke Simulation Room
2F
Smoke Simulation Room
If you get caught in a hotel fire you can learn how to survive in the smoke
(20-30min.)
Fire Fighting Training Room
2F
Fire Fighting Training Room
Here you shoot water and extinguish a picture of fire on a screen. You will learn how to properly use a fire extinguisher and an indoor fire hydrant.
(20-30min.)
City Flooding Simulation Room
3F
City Flooding Simulation Room(4D Theater: The Fear of a Flooding Underground Arcade)
4D Theater: The Fear of a Flooding Underground Arcade
Reproduces the scary feeling of flooding underground. See what happens when water builds up behind a door.(20-30min.)
General Training Room
2・3F
General Training Room
This is an open space which can be arranged to look like a department store, hotel, apartment and so on. Here you can learn how to act in the imitated building once a fire disaster happens.(40-50min.)
Safe-Living Room
2F
Safe-Living Room
When not being used for first-aid training, this room can be freely used for public education about such topics as first aid or home fire alarms.
(20-30min.)

SELF-STUDY SECTION

It is a corner that can be experienced always freely.
Please combine with the experience program.

City Flooding Simulation Room
3F
City Flooding Simulation Room(Dangers of Underpass Flooding)
Dangers of Underpass Flooding
What can happen when you add heavy rain to an underpass jam-packed with cars? Learn about the dangers of underpass flooding and how to respond to it.
Disaster Simulation Room
3F
Disaster Simulation Room(Surround Sound and Graphics: If a Large Quake Hits Kyoto…)
Surround Sound and Graphics:
If a Large Quake Hits Kyoto…
Experience evacuation procedures in an earthquake simulated with surround sound effects and graphics.
Kids’ Fire Land
3F
Kids’ Fire Land(Enlist in the Kids’ Fire Brigade!)
Enlist in the Kids’ Fire Brigade!
Discover where fire can begin in the home and learn about its dangers. Designed to stop children literally playing with fire.
Kids’ Fire Land
3F
Kids’ Fire Land(Transform into a Firefighter!)
Transform into a Firefighter!
Simply by posing in front of a display, you can see what you look like in fire gear. (You can take a souvenir picture with your own camera.)
Disaster-related Information Section
3F
Disaster-related Information Section
Through videos and internet pages, learn about the conditions leading to disasters like fires and earthquakes and measures you can take to protect yourself.

Disaster Education Program

Disaster Education Program

To establish fire prevention systems in each community we would like all members from various organizations, such as community-fire prevention association, to learn about fire prevention and the importance of disaster preparedness.

Application or Inquiry/Kyoto City Disaster Prevention Center:075-662-1849