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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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  • Moved to history will be at the mercy of war stemming from Murakami Suigun's warring States period, but still was disappointed in the model model just went on talking about the Yamato Museum in battleship Yamato 10-1 model in TV dramas, etc. shipbuilding and naval port of Kure.
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  • 家族とお友達と一緒に行って楽しかった! 子供が遊べるスペースがあって、子供たちが喜びました。良かったです。楽しくて、写真撮るのを忘れました Went with my family and friends, it was great! There is a space for kids to play, my kids was really happy and had fun. We had so ...  more »
  • When you enter just a coming soon volunteer guide he's participated in presentation of the exhibits was taken. Guide it's description is very good, it's free. It will join on key topics takes about an hour.
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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..