Kokopo War Museum, Rabaul

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Delve into history at Kokopo War Museum, a site displaying collections that revolve around the clashes of World War II. Look for authentic relics like numerous Japanese artillery pieces, tanks, and even an A6M2 Zero fighter in great condition. Other items include photographs and the painted nose cone of an American B-17 bomber. English explanations are provided for most objects, but keep in mind the organization of the collections can be confusing, so you may want to seek out a guide. Arrange to visit Kokopo War Museum and other attractions in New Britain Island using our New Britain Island attractions planner.
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  • October 2, 2017
    A great place to go and see all the war relics left by the Japs and Aussie soldiers, these relics are rusting away and will soon be gone so don't miss going.  more »
  • July 8, 2017
    This museum provides a good insight into the events of the war around Rabaul. There are many items such as tanks, aircraft and other weaponry to see.  more »
  • June 22, 2017
    The local people do their best to preserve history with little or no outside support. There are some indoor exhibits but it is mostly outdoors. Unfortunately the remnants of WW2 will eventually be des...  more »

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