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JMSDF Kure Museum, Kure

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Learn about the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force at JMSDF Kure Museum, a cultural institution dedicated to submarines and, in particular, their use in minesweeping activities throughout the 20th century. With a wealth of artifacts, including weapons and equipment related to missions and daily life onboard, the facility tells the story of technological and geopolitical developments in the post-war era. Climb aboard the Akishio SS-579, a sub that served from 1985 to 2004, to see the cramped living conditions and hear about the impressive work done by those onboard. To visit JMSDF Kure Museum on your holiday in Kure, and find out what else Kure has to offer, use our Kure travel itinerary maker.
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  • The museum shows technology of Japanese marine in WWII. It also emphasized on the pain Japanese took on mine sweeping after the war. Recommend if you are interesting in technology or history.  more »
  • On the opposite side of the Yamato Museum submarine appears. Behind there and at the entrance of the Museum, admission is free. Kure naval history and activities, you can see actually during the submarine. Eat like self-defense and Cafe on the first floor, Wu Curry, etc.
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  • On the land side of the port of Kure outdoor exhibits and a real submarine is large and powerful. Nicknamed "iron of the whale" of image is intact. Naval public relations purposes, so the exhibition policy blur is not. Introduces the activity of the maritime self-defense force's history and a Minesweeper, and submarine activity.
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