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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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Reviews
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  • Streets named Yamato and Museum is. Space battleship's not lol. You can know about the warship was said that at that time the strongest.
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  • Many train arrives at Kure, and head here. Model of the battleship Yamato and 0 against, what pretty geeky, but can enjoy it.
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  • On the way back in his grave at the end of my wife and I visited. Model of the battleship Yamato TV programs in more detail built and the powerful. Desire is a model as well as building materials and other supplies, my chest tightened. You could realize anew how much blessed we just weathered but unfortunately things falling man was at my grandfather's age was now moved to Wu at the age of 90, but every year talk about the original experience of war is hopeless but in modern life through such facilities. Also I would like to visit if the opportunity arises. Scenery from coastlines ranging from facility where world's largest naval port was or think something to lump in the chest.
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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..