Kokopo War Museum, Rabaul

(3.3/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Kokopo War Museum a part of your New Britain Island vacation plans using our New Britain Island trip itinerary planner.
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  • Visited as part of a day trip from a cruise ship. Very interesting for those interested in military history. 
  • There some interesting vehicles and ww2 equipment from the Japanese and allied armies. It could use a uplift and properly categorise the exhibits would improve things. There is a crocodile out the bac...  more »
  • The exhibits are genuine war relics and artefacts. The museum does provide an opportunity to learn more about Rabaul's history.