Museum about 2011 quake and nuclear disaster opens in Fukushima

National Sep 20, 2020

Museum about 2011 quake and nuclear disaster opens in Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture on Sunday opened a museum about the massive March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster in a bid to pass down memories of the calamity to future generations. The Great East Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster Memorial Museum, located in the town ...

Japan museums collect daily items to log pandemic history

National Aug 3, 2020

Japan museums collect daily items to log pandemic history

A number of museums across Japan have started collecting materials related to the novel coronavirus pandemic, such as face masks and fliers, to keep a record of everyday life during the outbreak and pass on as a legacy to future generations. The move comes as ...