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JMSDF Kure Museum, Kure
(4.4/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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 first is from a museum. Guests can enjoy so badly even defense relations, and naval history and unknown job description or model. In the end this fun can get inside the submarine. Outside the actual scenery can be seen in the periscope so not to be missed! With this free!
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  • Wonderful experience to be able to hands and visit the submarine in real life and to be able to feel what it is like to be in a submarine. Cool stuffs inside and nice photo booth as well to put on the...  more »
  • Is admission free. Minesweeper was the main exhibits. But after the submarine exhibited is breathtaking. (Although old submarine) is a rare feeling and self defense merchandise booth.
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