- 3 hours (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
Yamato, the mightiest battleship to ever sail the seas.The Flagship of the combined fleet, a floating fortress with her 9 (18 inch) guns and over 250 anti-aircraft guns. She was the pride and the hope of a nation, but was never able to do these hopes justice and she went down in one last desperate attempt to put her to use to save her country.
Relive the history of this tragic story at the Kure Yamato Museum.
Visit the 1:10 reproduction that will give you a hint of the size of this enormous Battleship.
You will also visit a Kaiten manned torpedo and one of the few surviving famous Zero fighters as well as the original the rudder and one of the original 16 inch gun of the Nagato-class battleship Mutsu.
We will also visit the Yushio Class Diesel Submarine Akishio and have a look through her target periscope.
Transportation fee is excluded. For JR Pass holders, you can simply use your passes, for non-holder, you can purchase tickets at train station at 500 yen
- Admission fee to Yamato Museum
- Entrance to JMSDF
- English & German speaking guide
- Consumption tax
- Entry/Admission - Yamato Museum
- Transportation fee
HIROSHIMA STATION, 1-２番３７号 Matsubarachō, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, 732-0822, Japan
Kure, Hiroshima, Japan
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Yamato Museum, 5-20 Takaramachi, Kure 737-0029 Hiroshima Prefecture
The Yamato Museum in Kure, founded in 2005 is devoted to the mightiest battleship ever afloat and the harbour town of Kure. It's a unique opportunity to see the history of that battleship and her crew. The guide will show you details and the history of that remarkable ship.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: JMSDF Kure Museum, 5-32 Takaramachi, Kure 737-0029 Hiroshima Prefecture
Japanese Maritim Self Defense Forces Kure Museum opened in 2007 and gives you the opportunity to have a look into the Yushio Class Submarine Akishio, You can visit parts of the inside including the bridge.
Duration: 30 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.