Yamato Museum, Kure

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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. Take a look at our Kure road trip website to schedule your visit to Yamato Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • To understand history of Wu flourished as a naval base. Exhibits of actual items, so you can see that the war please come look at over time.
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  • Yamato war exhibition in also 1 hour thought to be seen if, I came back from the Hiroshima. Too many visitors, were seen slowly but crispy and 1 hour was not unreasonable. Multiply time permanent exhibits special exhibits are extra time is not only possible, both slow is recommended.
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  • History of the battleship's main facility, but it said the Maritime Museum, Kure Japan military relations can be studied. Visited the Hiroshima and Miyajima tourism, but also one day over Kure area-related facilities including the Science Museum, and visitors came to see want to now.
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  • My wife and I came here on January 12, 2018, paid Y500 for a regular tour, and my dear wife learned that the real battleship was under the sea. For me, to see a Yamato model dwarfed 10 times it’s size was no better than to see an underwater Kamikaze midget submarine salvaged from the sea. I found it comforting to learn that the young officer who suggested that in late 1944 showcased himself rather than led from behind!
  • This museum is suitable for children and who loves battleships because you can see a 1:10 Yamato battleship model including missiles and others. It costs you only 500 yen and you can enjoy three floors of this museum.
  • A must if you are visiting Kure city. The museum focuses on warships used during WWII with stories of during and after the wars. The actual military planes and torpedos are on display. The museum and the guides sends a message of what it is to start a war. Personally, it shook my heart when listening to a record of a young man's voice message to his parents, wife and friends.
  • 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.
  • Yamato Museum It is near the 呉(Kure) station. There are an English voice director that introduce you if you don't know Japanese. Inside the museum, you can see a big 1/10 Yamato model in the middle of the museum. I enjoy it.

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