STEM Education field / museums and learning facilities
and facilities and a lot of things can be learned
The city of Kitakyushu is the birthplace of the modern Japanese steel industry which began
operation in 1901, and is now the world’s leading environmental future city after overcoming
serious environmental pollution while it contributed greatly to Japan’s industrial development.
Now it is called industrial and environmental city which is representative of Japan.
The Kitakyushu Manga Museum is located next to JR Kokura station.
The museum is located on the 6th floor of Aru Aru City, a multi-floored shopping mall devoted
to products and services for anime, manga, idol culture, and cosplay fans, a kind of Harajuku
Museum of Industrial Technology, in April 2007, based on this theme of “innovation,
” the Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio (KIGS) opened in Yahata, Higashida,
where Japan’s mordern steel industry operation was started.
Meiji Japan’s Industry Revolution
Introducing Industry innovation
history of Japan
The Environmental learning facility which has Environmental learning function, Environmental
information function and Environmental activity function.
The Environmental improvement history of Kitakyushu, Global warming and other various
environmental issues can be learned.
The Museum Building
Learn the Global warming
The Environmental improvement history of Kitakyushu
The Eco House proposes an energy-saving lifestyle at home.
It is made environmentally friendly, such as blocking & heat insulation structure and
improving ventilation by ingenerating the arrangement of windows.
The Eco house surounding the
Heat insulation structure
Inside of Enegy saving house
The largest scale Museum in Western Japan for Natural history and Human history
located in Higashida district
Natural history, exhibit various creatures including dinosaurs
East Asia, exhibition theme of
Human history, exhibit the history
and lifestyle in Kitakyushu
It is a railway theme park organized by JR Kyushu, showing the history of Kyushu Railways.
Consists of 3 areas; main building, train exhibition hall and mini railroad park.
The main building has diverted from the original Kyushu Railway Headquarters red
brick building built in 1891.
Steam locomotive C59
manufactured in 1941
Electric limited express train,
Exhibit the trains used during
The learning facility for ecology of Firefly.
The activities for protecting fireflies have been continued for over 30 years by citizens
in Kitakyushu-city. The museum was established as a facility that supports activities related
to preservation of the natural environment, learning and research on fireflies and other waterside
creatures and their habitats.
The learning facility of the water environment.
You can see and feel the Nature from the view point of fishes, birds and insects at the
experience corner. There are ecology tanks, you can learn about the river and the environment.
And also there is the huge River observation window with 2.3 metre high and 7.2 metre wide,
You can observe River creatures and fishes as well as Seawater fishes.
Yame is the Centre of Japanese artificial crafts.
The Museum was built in 1986 with the purpose of gathering traditional craft items together
and transferring traditional techniques and development of local industry.
The Center has been built to enable citizens to actually experience various types of
disasters and obtain information on how to handle these disasters.
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