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Yamato Museum

At “Yamato Museum”, you can learn the history of Kure, Japan’s number one naval arsenal town during world war Ⅱ, where the battleship “Yamato” was built.

Inside the 4-story building, you can witness the misery of the war, including the 1 / 10th size battleship “Yamato”, which is a symbol of the museum. Zeroshiki shipboard fighter-type 62, and the human torpedo “Kaiten” are on display.

On the 3rd floor, you can learn how the ship works and how to make it through the experience program. It is absolutely recommended for families with children.

In addition, this building has a library and museum shop where you can observe materials related to ships and history, and an observation terrace overlooking Kure Port.

5-20 Takaramachi, Kure City, Hiroshima Prefecture

About 5 minutes on foot from “Kure” station on the JR Kure line

Adults 500 yen, high school students 300 yen, elementary and junior high school students 200 yen

Open Hours
9: 00-18: 00 (last admission 17:30)