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Yamato Museum, Kure
(4.3/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Visit Yamato Museum to learn about the "history of Kure"--the modern Japanese history after the Meiji Era--as well as Japan's shipbuilding technology and iron industry. Opened in 2005, the museum's pride remains its 1/10 scale model of the battleship Yamato. Head further along to see other artifacts like a Zero fighter plane Type 62, manned World War II torpedoes and suicide crafts, and a midget submersible research vehicle of the Imperial Japanese Navy. The parking lot usually has enough space for visitors. Use our Kure vacation builder to visit Yamato Museum on your trip to Kure, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Great historical place to visit and learn the past of the Yamato. Very nicely done up museum with all the great exhibits and artifacts as well. There is also a tour if needed 
  • Watching many of the exhibits was very, very good. It is also zero fighter were exhibited famous Yamato model was available, and surprisingly good. At the parking lot next to the Super 停mereta this time, arrival time was around noon, so parking was OK and clean. Do not go by car and parking rates are certainly 200 yen per hour was so embarrassed.
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  • I think only to see what becomes profoundly depressed, very well done as a museum. Spaces children learn, families can enjoy enough I think.
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  • Show piece museum on WW2 with battleships! Amazing displays and exhibits. You can purchase a stuffed doll zero fighter from the souvenir shop, the only place where you can do it.
  • Incredible museum and the 26 meters long model od the ship is simply amazing. If you are a fan of Japanese navy or battleships in general, this museum is a must. Full of artefacts recovered from the wreckage, interesting diagrams and more. Don't forget to take a picture by the ship and see the wharf modelled by the Yamato's bow
  • good place to visit, you will understand the Japanese navy developing history.
  • Such a cool place! Love the models
  • you have to come and to know more about this JAPANESE history, but there are some DIFFERENT with WORLD history which i know..