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NYK Maritime Museum

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Nov 9, 2018
“So so”
Feb 3, 2018
“Small but worth the effort”
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3-9 Kaigandori, Naka, Yokohama 231-0002, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-211-1923
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Museum is basically a single exhibition hall with plenty of information regarding the history and activities of NYK Corp. Some nice models and lots of digital information on various aspects of the company. Also some interesting objects from some of the luxurious cruise liners on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ECWorld
Reviewed February 3, 2018

An exceptionally tasteful and lovely museum dedicated to sea travel and the history of the NYK shipping company, once Japan's largest passenger line. Excellent history and display of artifacts from ships of days gone by. Very nice shop as well, with books, souvenirs, jewelry, scarves...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Dating back to the early days of the Meiji restoration, the NYK line is a result of the merger of two slightly earlier pioneers of Japanese steamship services - indeed, the company's house flag with two red stripes is based on the merger of these...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed April 10, 2017

You can buy admission for BOTH the NYK Museum and NYK Hikawa Maru and get a discount of 200yen (I had already visited the Hikawa Maru before I found out this information). As I am not a ship enthusiast I found the museum only slightly...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LittlePrince1977
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Excellent museum which showcases the entire NYK Maritime history for the past 130 years. Very nicely laid out and you can also pick up some souviners...

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a small museum but is worth looking at as it gives a fantastic insight of Japan's growth to the advanced country it now is. The the displays are well laid out and are factual. The second world war section is sobering. This best...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed May 10, 2015

Small museum where you can learn about the history of the Yokohama port and the opening of the port to foreign countries. Some volunteer guides that can express some explanation in English. History of Yokohama, the Kanto earthquake and how the current port was built...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank williefil13
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Okay so I work on a cargo ship for a living so this might be far more interesting to me than the average person. However, for the price(400 yen +100yen Hikawa Maru Ship). It is well worth, lots of excellent models of all types of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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