Visitors can learn how to protect lives and livelihoods from future tsunami disasters on the basis of Hamaguchi Goryou’s spirit of disaster prevention and the respect for human life shown in “the fire of rice sheaves.”
“The Fire of Inamura” Gallery The history of tsunami disaster prevention in Hirogawa-cho is shown here. You will find that Goryou’s “fire of rice sheaves” was a model for emergency action, recovery and prevention, the basis of modern disaster prevention.
Path of Inheritance
Visitors can trace how people inherited the spirit of tsunami disaster prevention using the history of repeated tsunami attacks on Hirogawa-cho from the Keicho earthquake in 1605 right through to the present.
Tsunami Library A corner for studying earthquake-tsunamis.
Visitors can enjoy learning about evacuation from a tsunami with the tsunami evacuation simulation and 3D hazardmap.