Yamato Museum

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Yamato Museum
Yamato Museum in October 2008.JPG
Established 2005
Location 5-20 Takara-machi, Kure, Hiroshima
Website yamato.kure-city.jp
1/10-scale model of the battleship Yamato.
Type 95 torpedo display at Yamato Museum.

The Yamato Museum is a nickname of the Kure Maritime Museum in Kure, Hiroshima, Japan.

History[edit]

The museum opened on April 23, 2005. It is nicknamed the Yamato Museum due to the display in the lobby of the large model ship Yamato Hiroba, a 1/10 scale model of the battleship Yamato (see image at right).

Museum[edit]

Exhibition Rooms[edit]

  • Yamato Hiroba - 1/10 scale of the Japanese battleship Yamato
  • History of Kure - as the shipbuilding, port city and the chinjyufu
  • Large Objects Exhibition Room
  • Shipbuilding Technology
  • Future Prospects

Other rooms[edit]

  • Experiment work room
  • Library
  • The citizens gallery
  • Meeting rooms

Fourth floor view terrace[edit]

The museum has an observation terrace on the 4th floor of the building, where people can stand to view the area.

Museum shop Yamato[edit]

The museum contains a gift shop.

Outside[edit]

  • Brick park
  • Lawn plaza
  • Yamato Wharf

Access[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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