This exhibit is designed to better understand the disasters threatening modern society and think about how we should deal with them.

Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other natural disasters have caused great damage to many lives. Plus, science, technology and transportation have developed bringing with them unexpected new types of disasters, as nuclear disasters, weather abnormalities and the spread of epidemic diseases. This exhibit allows us to better understand the mechanisms of, and the damage caused by disasters. Let's consider what we who live in the 21st century need to do to survive in this world.


Mamoru Mohri (Miraikan)

Scientific Advisors

Atsuo Kishimoto (the Graduate School of Public Policy and UTokyo Policy Alternatives Research Institute)
Hitoshi Oshitani (Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine)
Eiichi Tajika (Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo)

Permanent Exhibition | Explore the frontiers

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