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I came because my work required some research on earthquake effects on construction, and left with so much more.
This museum was beautifully laid out with interactive learning and explanations as I’ve found all the Natural History Museums to be. But there was an emotional...More
Kobe's earthquake memorial is a great tribute to man's endeavor to make sense of natural disasters. Housed in a impressive building, glass paneled from all sides which seems to merge with the sky, the center covers all aspects of earthquake and tsunami through its exhibits,...More
English was limited with the staff but we were provided with English aids for the film.
A guide that spoke English spent a few minutes showing us a few of the exhibits and explain what happens during a big quake. There were bigger tour groups...More
At first wasn't expecting much but soon was surprised with the detail records and data about how Kobe was impacted during the Kobe Earthquake, feel the fragility of human life in front of disaster, and learn what can be done to mitigate the damage brought...More
It was very educational. You definitely get a lot of information about the great earthquake and how Kobe was impacted. There was so much to read and hear that it truly takes at least a couple of hours to try to see as much as...More
Can tell a lot of thought and emotions were put into the exhibit - Wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised with the guided tour (with English hearing aids) and even a 3D theatre - its the most engaging museum I've ever been to! We...More
It's more like a memorial than a museum. It contains display of items from the earthquake and alot of reading material on display boards. We went after reading the comments on TripAdvisor and we thought it was a bit overrated. The last part of the...More