BT0207 Rikuzentakata City

Iwate Tsunami Memorial Museum Guided Tour

Contents/ Itinerary for BOSAI Tourism

A guide will provide detailed explanation about the exhibition.
You will learn about the mechanism of tsunamis, the history of tsunami hazards, facts and lessons of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, and efforts to protect lives from natural hazards.
Please feel free to contact us as we can adjust the time and content of the tour.
[Example 60 minutes tour] After watching an introductory video (about 10 minutes), the guide will explain the main exhibits in the order of Zone 1 "Understanding History" → Zone 2 "Knowing the Facts" → Zone 3 "Learning Lessons".

What we want to tell through the experiences of BOSAI Tourism Contents

Through conveying the importance of preparing for natural hazards and the ability to think individually and take according actions, we hope that we can think together about what each person can do to protect their lives.

Minimum capacity

1 person

Maximum capacity

One guide can take on about 20 people (please inquire in case of large groups)

Fee (Per person or per activity) for BOSAI Tourism Contents

Free of charge

Required time for BOSAI Tourism Contents

About 30 - 90 minutes

Disaster Categories

Tsunami / All disasters

Disaster phases of the contents

Disaster preparedness / Aftermath of a disaster (72 hours) / Emergency restoration / Reconstruction / All


General / Voluntary organizations for disaster prevention / Local Authorities / Enterprises Elementary / junior high and high schools / University students / Educators / NPOs and NGOs / All

How to implement BOSAI Tourism Contents

Lecture tour / Self-guided tour

Organization Names

Iwate Tsunami Memorial Museum