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. Add JMSDF Kure Museum and other attractions to your Kure trip itinerary using our Kure trip builder tool .
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  • JR Kure station 5 minutes walk towards the sea and Kure Museum here. Prior to the building of a huge submarine is located. You can know about naval history, international contributions and sweeping (mine removal), submarine and on each floor inside. At the end you can see in this submarine. Just subs "Tetsu's whale" of so seemed.
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  • The exhibition of the maritime self-defense force's work. Submarine display I. In a real submarine is valuable. Seen in free's also glad.
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  • Walk through three levels of the museum telling you about minesweeping operations, then walk through a decommissioned military submarine.  more »

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