Kobe Travel Facilities
Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution
Area：Nada / Higashi Nada
The Center for Humanitarian & Disaster Reduction is a disaster prevention learning facility that tells the experience and lessons of the Great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake to future generations and learns of future preparation.
The "1.17 Theater" on the 4th floor of the West Building makes use of special effects and CG to reproduce the moment of the earthquake occurrence.
You can experience the tremendous earthquake with large images and sound.
In addition to physical damage such as watch, photos and video materials, diorama, testimonial record etc can trace from the disaster to the recovery. In addition, there are also corner to acquire knowledge of disaster prevention and disaster through experiments and games and 3D documentary video screening of the disaster area of eastern Japan great earthquake disaster etc. We can learn about disaster widely.
|Location||1-5-2 WakinohamaKaigan-dori Chuo-ku Kobe|
|Business hours||Sundays, Tuesdays - Thursdays: 9:30 - 17:30 (last entry 1 hour prior to closing) / Fridays, Saturdays: 9:30 - 19:00 (last entry 1 hour prior to closing) / July - September: 9:30 - 18:00 (last entry 1 hour prior to closing)|
|Closed||Monday (in the case of holiday / transfer holiday, next day)|