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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  • Walk away from Kure station in Yamato Museum-Museum is a lot of material at the time, did highlight one cup. Also ships with "ship tour visit Kulu-zu" also is compelling, the approach from the sea near the ship self-defense! Kulu-you can enjoy women in the ship's interesting talk Guide ~ ☺
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  • Go to the oh so nice! By saying that I visited. Enter now the battleship Yamato! It is amazing to think while watching the Museum and around many remained record during World War II. Is visited at chiran on at that time as well as commando letter or a torpedo which had. Peace-addicted have once again made me think. It is very good.
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  • It is Kure city's leading tourist attractions. Active in the World War II battleship Yamato 1 / 10 scale model has been reproduced to elaborate. Interesting exhibits including other battleships and aircraft carriers. Of the volunteers for free twice a day going by interest and time is one hour more talk time so please. It is taking time for more than two hours at the very least, you want to see slow.
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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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Where to stay in Kure

Kure has a few accommodations across its main urban center. Located within close proximity to the main museums and other attractions, they consist primarily of business hotels set in high-rise blocks, offering comfortable rooms, a pool, and a restaurant. Few international tourists opt to stay in Kure, however: having seen the museums and other sights during the day, most will head back to their accommodations in Hiroshima, just 30 minutes away along the coast by rail or car.
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