Yamato Museum

Yamato Museum
 Aki
Aki
South West of Hiroshima

This museum introduces the "history of Kure" which represents the modern Japanese history after Meiji era, and each kinds of "science technology" including shipbuilding and iron manufacture industry, focusing on the effort of our ancestors and their life/culture. Inside the building, the 1/10 scale battleship "Yamato" is exhibited. The bottle plane on the zero-type ship at the large resource room, the manned torpedoes called "Kaiten" (a suicide weapon), and the submersible research vehicle called "Kairyu"are all actual artifacts. The submersible research vehicle "shinkai" is displayed in the outside. A lawn Park and a park designed with a same size of "Yamato" are installed at the place.

INFORMATION

Address :
5-20 Takaramachi, Kure-shi 737-0029
Phone :
+81-(0)823-25-3017
Opening Hour :
9:00 a.m.-18:00 p.m. Admission: 9:00 a.m.-17:30 p.m
Official website URL :
http://www.yamato-museum.com/en/
Access :

[By car]

1 Approx. 5 min. from Kure IC of Kurea line

2 Approx. 1 hr. from Saijo IC of Sanyo Expressway

[By public transportation]

1 Approx. 5 min. on foot from JR Kure Station

2 Kure City bus Takara-cho-Chuo-junkan Line "Yume town Yamato Museum-mae" bus stop

3 Approx. 2 min. on foot from Kure Chuo Pier

Fee :

Adults: 500 yen. High School Students: 300 yen. Elementary and Junior High School Students: 200 yen.

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