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Yamato Museum (Kure Maritime Museum)
Link 5-20 Takara-machi, Kure, 737-0029
Tel: 81-(0823)25-3017
Fax: 81-(0823)23-7400
Admission: 500 Yen

Located 30 minutes by train from Hiroshima Station and five minutes by foot from Kure Station. The museum also has displays about Yamato's history, contains exhibits about Kure's shipbuilding and wartime history. The museum has photographs of the different types of warships and submarines built at Kure Naval Arsenal, and many models.

Yamato 1:10 Model
Features a 1:10 scale model of Yamato completed in 2005

18" Armor Piercing Shell
Used by Yamato's main guns, a shell is displayed at the museum

A6M7 Zero Manufacture Number 82729 Tail 210-B-118
Displayed at the museum, formally at Wakayama and Arashiyama

Kairyu Midget Submarine
Displayed at the museum

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