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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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  • Commentary of mine removal operations at home and abroad maritime self-defense 隊go struggle are introduced with recommended in the guide along with the Yamato Museum and visit without expecting too much, and I hate to say. Narrow real submarine was decommissioned submarine tour understand hard work of the crew.
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  • 自衛隊が大好きなお友達も一緒に、皆喜んでいました。入場が無料。3階にユニフォームを着て写真が撮れるみたいだけど、気づかず撮れませんでしたのが残念だった。そこは見逃さないでね! Went with my family anda friends that love places like this. The entrance was free! At the third floor they have...  more »
  • Would like self-defense is fun, but I like the mechanic just because science without expecting the admission. Surprisingly enjoyed it though. Interesting seen close beds, real machinery and crew used the tour starts from the exhibition introduces the work of sweeping the entrance floor of the retired submarine inside the toilet. Even the periscope could sneak in the war room was a valuable experience. Seen at no charge and you will enjoy family time. Try facing terrace on the outside of the Yamato Museum located on the other side after the tour and was surprised at the size of the submarine. Than next to the shopping mall and was overwhelmed by the presence.
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