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Yūshūkan (Yasukuni Museum 遊就館)
LinkLocated across from Yasukuni Jinjia (Yasukuni Shrine) in Ichigaya, Tokyo near the Imperial Palace

Museum with exhibits rooms that contains relics from Japan's military conflicts and history until WWII. Most of the displays are in Japanese only, with only large placards in English.

Main Exhibition Hall
This is the largest room of the museum, that displays WWII aircraft, tanks, guns and relics.

Model C56 Locomotive No 31
Built in 1936 by Nippon Sharyo in Japan.  Took part in the opening ceremony of the Thai-Burma Railroad

Type 89 (1929) 150mm Howitzer Serial Number 137

Type 96 (1936) 150mm Howitzer Serial Number 375

A6M5 Zero Model 52 Manufacture Number 4240 Tail No 81-161

20mm Cannon Model 99
From an A6M2 Type 21 Zero, with 60 round drum magazine. Donated by John F. Dickson, a resident of Rabaul to Hino Motors in 1988. Donated to the Yasukuni Jinja in April 1989 by Hino.

Great Exhibition Hall
This is the largest area of the museum, that displays WWII aircraft, tanks, guns and relics.

Yokosuka D4Y1 Judy Manufacture Number 4316 Tail Number "Taka"-13
Recovered from Colonia Airfield, donated to the museum in 1988 and static restored

Yokosuka MXY7 Ohka Model 11 (Replica)
Replica displayed hanging in the museum

Click For Enlargement Type 4 Kaiten Manned Torpedo
On exhibit in the large Exhibition Hall. This Kaiten hull was abandoned after the war, and it was donated to the Yasikuni Shrine.

Type 93 Long Lance Torpedo
Japanese "Long Lance" torpedo, displayed in front of the Kaiten

Type 97 Chi-Ha Medium Tank
Recovered from Saipan and donated to the museum in 1975, and displayed today

Type 3 140mm Gun
Recovered in 1963 from Battleship Mutsu sunk off Hashirajima Island.  Donated to Yasukuni ion June 8, 1981 by relatives of those lost on the Mutsu.

Shell and Canister From Type 4 (1915) 150mm Howitzer
Click For EnlargementThese items belonged to the Kuroki Battalion, 9th Heavy Field Artillery Regiment which was annihilated in the battle of Saipan. This shell was discovered on Saipan post war with a canister still loaded in the 150mm gun when found. Recovered Japan, it became deformed from being lowered into the sea to remove the gun power.

76.2mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Type 3 (1914)
Recovered from Salamaua in 1969 and donated to Yasikuni Shrine in 1971.

Type 88 (1928) 75mm Anti-Aircraft Gun
Recovered from anti-aircraft ridge south of Boram Airfield to the east of Wewak

Type 41 (1908) 75mm Mountain Gun
This gun was used in eastern New Guinea (Papua New Guinea) by Utsunomiya's 14th Regiment field artillery. Recovered from PNG and donated to Yasukuni Shrine.

Type 4 200mm Rocket Launcher
Rocket battery attached to the Ogasawara Corps on Iwo Jima.

I-36 Submarine
Salvaged hull section displayed at museum

321st Infantry Regimental Colors
Regimental flag, pole and chrysanthemum crest displayed at Yasukuni Museum, the only to have survived the war.

57th Infantry Regimental Colors
Tattered flag with only the fringes displayed at Yasukuni Museum

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