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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  • A great place to see some of the old relics and weapons from the war....there was a vast array of vehicles and planes as well.  more »
  • Although we would have liked to have had more time here, it was not going to be as Kokopo is a long way from where our ship has berthed. We arrived late afternoon and the relics of wartime history whe...  more »
  • Spent an hour or so looking at the WW2 ordinance and other historical displays at the museum. Worth a visit to get deeper insight into the history of the area - if possible go before doing a tour of t...  more »

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