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This weekend at the Saitama Prefectural Disaster Prevention Learning Center

August 17, 2019 @ 09:30 - August 18, 2019 @ 17:00

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The Saitama Prefectural Disaster Prevention Learning Center are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. As a result, this summer they have laid on even more events than normal. The center is always a fun way to teach kids about disaster readiness, but this summer even more so with their free and interactive events.

This weekend, August 17th and 18th, the center has several additional attractions for families to enjoy.

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Saturday August 17th

Every Saturday during the summer holidays there is a free crafting event at the Disaster Prevention Learning Center. Geared toward school aged children, these crafts can be used for the compulsory summer homework project for elementary school. This Saturday the 17th they are making charms with a florescent kappa motif on them. There are two times alloted for this craft: 10 am to 11 am and 2 pm to 3 pm. Children over five years old can participate.

Sunday August 18th

As part of their Sunday programme during the summer holidays there is usually a mini show, but this Sunday is the only Sunday they don’t have a performance show on. However, they have a special disaster readiness event where kids can try transporting a kappa doll on a stretcher. It will be held in the afternoon from 1 pm to 3.30 pm.

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The Saitama Prefectural Disaster Prevention Learning Center Information

The Disaster prevention learning centre has several free experiences simulating natural disasters. You can use an earthquake machine to experience a strong earthquake in a controlled environment. Similarly, there is a typhoon simulating machine that mocks winds of over 130 kilometres per hour. Apart from the disaster simulating machines they also have several learning machines, displays and interactive exhibits.

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Disaster Prevention Center Access

Map in the grey details section at the bottom of the post.

The Saitama Prefecture Center for Disaster Training in Japanese 埼玉県防災学習センター

Address: 30 Fukuro, Konosu City

Access: 25 minute walk from Fukiage Station, Takasaki Line, or you can get a community bus from North Konusu Station in the direction of Fukiage, alight at Apita and it is a 5 minute walk. By car it is beside the Fukuro crossroads on route 17. There are 15 free parking spaces.

Website: (Japanese only)




August 17, 2019 @ 09:30
August 18, 2019 @ 17:00
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Saitama Prefectural Disaster Prevention Learning Center
30 Fukuro,
Konosu, Saitama 369-0131 Japan
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