Fun for children and grown-ups
In Koto City, there are a lot of facilities of various genres to be able to learn in spite of being pleasure in parent and child including experience-based facility and visit facility. Would you like to have you inflect by all means at opportunity of contact in parent and child of holiday?
List of sightseeing theme spots
It is building which design of Takahiko Yanagisawa (TAK) is characterized by. At the large entrance, there are triangular pillars and a wall with multiple round holes through which the sunshine creates beautiful patterns. The surface of the water shaking for wind is reflected in ceiling in waterside, and the unique atmosphere gives shadow in work.
2. Koto City Environmental Learning Information Museum Ekokkuru Koto (koutoukukankyogakusyujohokanekokkurukoutou)
Ekokkuru Koto is learning facility which can learn while sensing bodily from the issue of imminent refuse disposal to environmental problem of the whole earth. Various courses and workshops are performed, too.
We created living with prevention of warming and ease by inflection of forest resource for "the environmental future of wood and plywood and us", and nature and person opened as museum which contributed to the making of rich society which could coexist in peace and prosperity in (2007) October in 2007.
Using residual heat of adjacent garbage and sewage plant, various plans such as large greenhouse displayed in form that plant to the tropical zone is near naturally widely by subtropical zone, Ogasawara of Tokyo and arrangement classroom or concert are plant building comprised in performed event halls.
In garbage and sewage plant where is the largest in Japan, ability for one-day destruction by fire is 1,800t. Residual heat is provided by Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome. Visit fair for more than 10 groups performs visit party for less than 9 individuals, groups the second at any time weekdays every month on the fourth afternoon of Saturday. (reservation over telephone is necessary beforehand.)
Gas Science Museum is full of devices to easily learn about energy and gas while touring the seven exhibition zones. On each floor, a communicator will provide support when you have questions, or notice or discover something. Please see, hear, experience, and feel the wonderous world of gas, together with the fun and cute characters, Puka, Poka, and Pika.
KidZania Tokyo is a facility for children ages 3 to 15 to have occupational and social experiences. Kids can experience more than 90 professions including pilot, fireman, and baker in an approximately 2/3 scale model of a town in the real world. When you work, you receive a salary in kidZo, the official local currency at KidZania and can shop or deposit money using kidZo and learn how the society works.
"RiSuPia" is bodily sensation type museum to come in contact with charm of science and mathematics. We can learn while enjoying principle, law by display and personal guide system which are about to appeal to the five senses. We recommend the Discovery Field on the 3rd floor, which has many devices throughout the floor for you to enjoy scientific subjects. Workshops are held on the weekend, too.
Tokyo Water Science Museum is PR facility of the Tokyo Waterworks Bureau available free. In June 2010, it was renovated and reopened as a hands-on museum to introduce the wonders and the scientific importance of water, and to deepen interest in water and the water supply. Furthermore, "aqua tour" that stopped for Ariake water station construction was reborn by imaging technique of projection mapping in March, 2013. From wonder of water to structure of water supply, we can learn in parent and child happily.
At the Tokyo Sewarage Museum "Rainbow", you can experience working in a sewer system, which you cannot usually experience. "The sewer is great! Interesting! Thankful!" It is facility clogged up with a lot of such impressions.
11. Tokyo Minatorie
You can experience how Tokyo port developed through a large model and video media, and you can see pictures and learn about role of the Tokyo port as an international trade port. It also has many resources, such as an area introducing the entire picture of Rinkai sub-city center through models and videos, as well as a book area. it is an ideal place for training and learning.
Miraikan-The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) is science museum to be able to learn while enjoying the tip technology through display of participation experience type that featured the theme of robot, space, information science, global environment and interchange with science communicator including earth display "Geo-Cosmos" (geo-cosmos) of about 6m in diameter.
When large-scale earthquake disasters occurred in metropolitan area, as for the Tokyo Rinkai Koiki Bosai Koen (The Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park), urgent disaster field task forces such as country or local government are set up, and it is in place taking charge of order function that the whole park is broad-based. In this facility, you can learn about disaster prevention and have fun learning through disaster prevention training and various events held regularly.
We establish museum in the ground of proximity of barrier "Nakagawa guard station" set up in Onagigawa River by Kawaguchi to convey history of city of attractive waters, Koto, and, by dioramas, we reproduce Nakagawa guard station, and transportation by water of Kanto and Edo, history, culture of Koto City display document that it is revealed.
15. Great Tokyo Air Raids・War Damage Document Center (we defeat father brothers we learn and do not do)
When we utilized document of "meeting which recorded Tokyo air raid" which collected documents and articles of Tokyo blitzkrieg, war damage from (1970) in 1970 and handed down dire disaster of citizen's war that we suffered in the next generation, and it was in place that was useful for study and learning of peace, it got cooperation of many various places on (2002) March 9 in 2002, and we were opened by Inst. of Politics and Economy.
In colonnade space from the first floor under the ground to the second floor above the ground, we reproduce cityscape of the Edo era (we assume the Tenpo era year) and life of general public. This shows details of the two row houses, a fruit and vegetable store, a rice-polishing store, a fire watchtower, a canal on which a long, thin small boat floats, and all of the daily household amenities. Furthermore, we gather state of one-day living of Fukagawa for around 15 minutes and direct in sound and lighting.
There is this memorial in the ground of connection which the bank of the Sumida River which can overlook Shin-ohashi Bridge and Kiyosubashi Bridge, eminent haiku poet, Matsuo Basho tied up hermitage to. Basho left accounts of a trip such as many apt remarks or "Oku no Hosomichi" based in this hermitage. In addition, the Japan P.E.N. club of trip in Japan performs Basho Museum in (2002) May in 2002; "rose of the 21st century, Basho" and, as authorization place, was authorized alone in Tokyo. Monument of "old Shin-ohashi Bridge trace" is built on the sidewalk close to memorial. Shin-ohashi Bridge which was built over (1693) first in 1693. Basho who just lived in Basho Fukagawa hermitage nearly that time composed on phrase of "frost of bridge which stepped on arigatayaitadaite" on seeing completion of bridge by phrase of "the top of first snow of the year yakakekakaritaru Bridge" during construction of Shin-ohashi Bridge again.
Haiku poet Hakyo Ishida lived in Kitasuna of Koto City from (1946) for about 12 years in 1946 and composed many haikus on state of Koto City at the time as "burnt ground poetic composition". In addition, wave volost leads postwar haiku world and leaves big achievement in haiku literature of our country. Wave volost oneself established memorial in "the second hometown" and this ground which we called to introduce relation with Koto City, and to honor achievement and image of a human being.
Much Traditional Art is left in Koto City. Koto City supported consumer life of capital from the Edo era, and this has been formed in history that developed. We take up the world of design such as history and gi, tool supporting Traditional Art with the design second building and, with the design first building, display work of craftsman authorized as the holder of designation, registration intangible cultural asset (industrial arts) of ward.
We were born in Nishimorishita-cho of Fukagawa, and Shinsui Ito built the world of the beauty as aya* as representative beautiful woman painter who expressed beauty of woman with Japanese painting. On the other hand, Shoji Sekine was born in Shirakawa, Fukushima and created work full of individuality through encounter with Fukami, and it was representative Western picture painter of the Taisho era. Both work and way of life introduce each life and work of contrastive two people with panel.
Biological parent, Suiho Tagawa (the real name: Takamizawa Taro Naka) of "norakuro" are these comic artists related to ward who spent youth in Koto City from the childhood period. Mementos such as work or the study desk were donated to Koto City in 1998 by (1998), the bereaved. Taking the opportunity of this, we established "Tagawa Suiho Norakuro-kan(Norakuro building)" to introduce achievements of Suiho Tagawa who left big footprint for Japanese comics world.
The film director Yasujiro Ozu was born in 1903 in present-day Fukagawa 1-chome. He produced numbers of notable works, such as Tokyo Monogatari and Banshun, which depicted Japanese homes and families. The achievements of this great film creator are introduced through pictures, recordings, and associated Ozu products, who is called the "jewel of Japanese cinema" and known as a great filmmaker around the world.
This is a renovated building of the Tokyo Fukagawa Shokudo, which had been built as Tokyo City-owned cafeteria in 1932. In 2008, it was designated as National Registered Tangible Cultural Property for being a building rebuilt after an earthquake that still exists as public cafeteria. Currently, it is the hub of the district's tourism and culture to conduct exhibition. It conducts projects relating to the contemporary history and food culture of Koto-ku. Café Nichiyo in the facility (irregular hours) provides meals and sweets.
24. Meiji maru
Meiji maru is the oldest sailing boat existing in Japan. It is 73 m long, 9 m wide, and weighs 1,027 tons, showing off its beautiful posture with three masts. Starting in 1896, it was used as the training ship for Nautical College (currently Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology). In 1954, it was released from its duties as a training ship and is currently preserved on the university's campus. In May 1978, it was designated a National Important Cultural Property, the only ship to have that designation.
In Tokyo preference studio in otafuku Motobu, Tokyo building, we hold events for a limited time including "okonomiyaki classroom" learning delicious how to grill and how to eat okonomiyaki. We can actually learn deliciously happily while experiencing. otafuku product very strange in the first-floor showroom in Kanto in a row! The purchase is possible, too.
This exhibition facility can answer questions such as, "What type of work is done at Customs?" You can have fun learning as you are guided by the Kasutamu-kun mascot, modeled after a drug-sniffing dog. It introduces criminal techniques for drug smuggling, taxidermies that violate the Washington Convention, and a display corner of illegally pirated products. There is no entry fee and you can visit at your leisure.
At the study tour conducted every month, you can learn how trash from the home is disposed of after being delivered to a waste incineration plant. Visit expense is free. Even one person can participate.
During the study tour, you watch an introduction video of the waste incineration plant, and then tour the factory with an employee guide. It is an opportunity to think again about trash, which is an inseparable part of our lives.
A numbers of resources and actual products are displayed to show the history of development, such as concrete structures and steel-frame buildings to support present-day society's residents and work environment. It is designed so that people uninterested in construction techniques can still fully enjoy it. There are many films, pictures, and actual products of the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa Eras for viewing. It is an exhibition room where you can truly look, touch, and feel. It is free to view, but a reservation is necessary. Guides are available upon request.
It is the gallery in Takenaka Corporation Tokyo Main Store. We tell concept by pleasure of building through art, photograph, picture, display of various mediums including publication from the latest technology in "the gallery who can enjoy architecture". In gallery to be able to enjoy from general one to expert, we hold course and workshop about building.
This business history museum was established to convey the over 160-year history of IHI, which expanded its business into various fields from nautical and terrestrial machinery and factories to aviation and space, and pioneering in a new generation. You can view resources on various products, such as ships and airplanes that it has manufactured. An actual Wolseley CP-style truck, Japan's very first commercial vehicle, and an entirely domestically produced jet engine are displayed at the entrance.
31. Mega Web
MegaWeb is theme park of "Toyota Motor Corporation which sees, and gets on, and did" to feel in concept. We display new model of Toyota brand earlier than anywhere else, and, "Toyota city show case which can take a test ride," "ride studio" which can learn pleasure and traffic rules that even child who does not have license runs is divided into three facilities of "history garage" which displayed world history car. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, we hold various events.