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Maritime Self-Defense Force Sasebo Museum

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Interesting visit

Visited this place when we first got to Sasebo.... Walked over since it is a stone throw away from... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
K6366EQdianas
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Very informative

Very large facility, would highly recommend as a rainy day activity in Sasebo. Might be a bit dull... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
90jaimeb
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Sasebo, Japan
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Jun 27, 2018
“Interesting visit”
May 17, 2018
“Very informative ”
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8-1 Uwamachi, Sasebo 857-0058, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Visited this place when we first got to Sasebo.... Walked over since it is a stone throw away from where we live.... Admission is FREE and no photography is allowed within the premises.... Very interesting Japanes Naval history and at the top level you can...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Very large facility, would highly recommend as a rainy day activity in Sasebo. Might be a bit dull for children (they may not be tall enough to read signs well and might not find it very interesting). Displays are well maintained and are in Japanese,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Very friendly staff and interesting exhibits. Interesting for anyone curious about Japanese Naval History. As a former submarine sailor, I was hoping for a bit more sub history but there is another museum for that. I wish more of the exhibits had the English translation....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I have visited this museum two times and would gladly visit again to take visitors to Sasebo. Even though some of the exhibits do not have English translations they are so well done that you get a great historical view of the Japanese navy. There...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

While I didn't visit the museum it was the only way to post some photos of Sasebo. It's a pretty place with parks and gardens. It's also home for a large US base for the 7th Fleet.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We went there in December 9th 2015, it was empty. I would recommend this place for those that loves history. This place is near Sasebo Yonkacho- the Sasebo arcade. Entry is free. If you know Japanese, it might be more useful as the instructional videos...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank sweet s
Reviewed July 3, 2013

We first visited this museum on a city bus tour offered at the Sasebo train station. It was interesting enough for a return trip where we could take more time looking at the exhibit. Almost everything is labeled in English, but the films are in...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank suekiaz
Reviewed January 26, 2013

This museum was very good! The staff working at the time I went did not speak English, (I don't ever expect them to since it is Japan after all) but they do provide you with an English walk through handout that coordinates with numbers next...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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