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.