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Kawasaki Good Times World

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Address: 2-2 Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0042, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-327-5401
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Great place for kids!

Not just some boring museum. This place the kids looooved! On top of learning, they got to fully immerse themselves into the many different facets of Japanese transportation. From... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
30 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Not just some boring museum. This place the kids looooved! On top of learning, they got to fully immerse themselves into the many different facets of Japanese transportation. From flying a moving Flight simulator, to piloting one of the old model zero Shinkansen. They especially loved sitting on the many Kawasaki motorcycles and running in and out of a huge... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Easily done in an hour or so. Nice to able to sit on a Kawasaki bike and Jet Ski. Also my tween enjoyed the Flight Simulator.

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Hong Kong
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It's a nice place inside the Maritime Museum. If you are in the neighborhood, do stop by for a visit, especially for the kids. I probably wouldn't make a special trip out to see it.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is an awesome museum about industrial development of Kawasaki throughout decades. The presentation and atmosphere was excellent. English was no problem, Since there were English information everywhere. At the motorcycle area, you can try some models of the Kawasaki which is nice. This place is a must during a Kobe Trip

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Bangkok, Thailand
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I was not expecting it but the museum combined with the Maritime is great combo. The story of the Kawasaki family and company growth is inspiring. The museum should more help foreigners and might have some guided tours to make it all even more fascinating. We manage there only 2 hours and feel that we could have stayed longer. If... More 

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Albury
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Being interested in motorbikes we loved the small but intersting range of motorbikes on display. Interesting too to read about the Kawasaki family, though there isn't much in English so we had to guess some. The Maritime museum is pretty interesting, but again not a lot in English so we really didn't know what we were looking at. Small gift... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Well, a bit boring, but brilliant line-up of Kawasaki's of all ages and types. Interlaced With oddities as an air cooled flat-6 aircraft engine, first generation Shinkansen etc. Since you are already in the harbour area, I would recommend that you have a look. To bring the Missus? Nope.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'd heard about the Kawasaki museum only through my friend who suggested it. I wasn't convinced but in the end I loved it. Especially the collection of historic and modern motorbikes and a Shinkansen train! Brilliant fun. Definitely worth a visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It is part of the maritime museum. It was interesting to see the advancement of technology and how it benefited the city of Kobe.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It's part of the Kobe Maritime Museum. I had no idea that Kawasaki Industries had such an intimate tie with Kobe. It is also quite a forward-thinking company!

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