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All reviews scale model naval history ship building japanese navy english information special exhibit souvenir shop audio guide star attraction informative displays few hours train station couple of hours naval port subs battleship fighter
Having recently visited Okinawa and learnt about the sinking of the Japanese Battleship "Yamato" during WWII, I was sufficiently interested in visiting the Yamato Museum that I deviated from my route to Hiroshima to take in Kure.
Even though the exhibit is only a 1/10th...More
Interesting museum but it is a real pity that there is not more of an explanation in English.
The museum has a lot of exhibits including ships,planes and submarines.
The museum gives an insight into the once bustling naval port,ship building and also the involvement...More
The big displays (the battleship, the planes, torpedoes etc get you in but I found the information about the backgound to the wars and the development of Kure in this build up really well done. I learned a lot.
The staff were very welcoming and...More
Excellent museum. A short walk clearly signposted from Kure train station. If you like your WW1/2 history and think you might enjoy this I don't reckon you'll be disappointed. I can't read or speak Japanese, but still managed to spend over 3 hours poring over...More
Whilst a large amount of the information is in Japanese, there is sufficient in English and there is an app as well. The model of the Yamato is superb. It gives a very good insight into the area growth, decline and growth.
The might and splendor of the battleship Yamato was shown as well as how it was brought down by the night of air power!
It was awesome and so very informative.
Don’t forget to check out the exhibits room with the Japanese Zero Fighter and...More
I did not understand what you were talking about so I checked the Yamato Museum on line shopping site and knew that the calendar is available at Yen1,080 but they will send it only to a local address(not overseas) at Yen600... More
I did not understand what you were talking about so I checked the Yamato Museum on line shopping site and knew that the calendar is available at Yen1,080 but they will send it only to a local address(not overseas) at Yen600. I think you should ask your local friend to get it and send to your address.