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Yamato Museum, Kure

(3.9/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
The Yamato Museum is a nickname of the Kure Maritime Museum in Kure, Hiroshima, Japan.HistoryThe museum opened on April 23, 2005. It is nicknamed the Yamato Museum due to the display in the lobby of the large model ship Yamato, a 1/10 scale model of the battleship Yamato (see image at right).MuseumExhibition roomsYamato Hiroba – 1/10 scale of the History of Kure – as the shipbuilding, port city and the chinjyufuLarge Objects Exhibition RoomShipbuilding TechnologyFuture ProspectsOther roomsExperiment work roomLibraryThe citizens galleryMeeting roomsFourth floor view terraceThe museum has an observation terrace on the 4th floor of the building, where people can stand to view the area.Museum shop YamatoThe museum contains a gift shop.OutsideBrick parkLawn plazaYamato WharfAccessJR Kure StationKure City bus "Youmetown Yamato Museum-mae" bus stopKure Port
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  • Very nicely equipped for Park made a deck of Yamato. Of tourism came to drink at a café near the bench to sit sea breeze that the staff is.
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  • Has become the spot can feel a distance from the bow of Yamato to the bridge. On the seaward side of the Yamato Museum and tanker built in dock in Kure Harbor Pier and entry-exit ships can admire ships to ferry, as well as self-defense. In the cold winter is the season when crowded with families and couples, ship enthusiasts.
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  • Friends said the Museum would pay super. We were a little disappointed then, when it was just a model of one in ten. The original is rugged mountain 40 m deep off Okinawa. A very interesting Museum, which is not a glorification of war.
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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..