Monthly Archives: March 2018

Fire Museum in Shinjuku

Tokyo’s Fire Museum, dedicated to the history of fire-fighting in the city, is housed in the fortress-like Yotsuya Fire Station in Shinjuku Ward. The museum offers a vivid introduction to both past and current fire-fighting efforts. Admission is free and most exhibits come with English-language explanations. The Types of Exhibits Found In The Fire Museum Basement Level The Fire Museum can be entered on its basement floor straight from Exit 2 of Yotsuya-sanchome Station on the Marunouchi Subway Line. Entering on the basement level, you walk right into the museum’s collection of vintage fire engines, many of them dating back to the 1920’s. All of them were in service in … 続きを読む