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Having lived in Yamaguchi prefecture many years ago, I had heard of the museum but never thought to... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Melinda G
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Osaka, Japan
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KAITEN Museum

I got the ferry from Tokuyama Port at 1040 just about 5 minutes from the train station cost is... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Jamieone9
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1960 Otsu Island, Shunan 745-0057, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Yamaguchi prefecture many years ago, I had heard of the museum but never thought to go there. Finally 30 years later, for a ALT 30 year reunion, we took the ferry to spend time there. We were staying near Tokuyama Station so...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I got the ferry from Tokuyama Port at 1040 just about 5 minutes from the train station cost is 710Yen each way. It arrived at Uzo Island about 30 minutes later but you need to stay on and get off at the next stop for...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

It was my first time visiting Kaiten Museum. The Museum setting Kaiten picture. And if you visit here, you can see relation pisture of people. I think, it will more good visit.If I was given the chance to go there again, I would be glad...More

Thank 경연 구
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I visited Kaiten memorial museum on July. It takes 40 minutes from Tokuyama port to Ohtsushima by ferry, and it takes 10 minutes from port to museum on foot. We walk uphill, finally arrived Kaiten museum. There are Kaiten model, sunken engine, and cenotaph outside...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

I went to this museum from Tokuyama Port and it took about 45 minutes. There is a shop which sells drinks and souvenirs near Umashima port, but it’s so small. If you want to eat something, we should buy it near Tokuyama port.This is far...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I went there for the first time. It was good that I could understand it more because I learned it beforehand.

Thank mismis2014
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I can understand thought of the person who became the restoration by themselves. We must live hardly!!!!

Thank tsutsutsu23
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I went to Kaiten museum with my classmates on 12 July. I didn't know it in detail what happened at Ohtsu Island in the WWⅡ. I think that we have to understand the history as a human. Anyway, there was very strong wind in the...More

Thank 32,21,111
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I have been there for the first time, but I could feel the war´s horror at the time by seeing soldier clothes and pictures. And I found that almost all of soldiers were around 20 years old. P.S. If you will go to the base...More

Thank morihir
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We went to the Kaiten Memorial Museum with classmates and teachers for the class.This is my first time to the museum.I saw the kaiten and moved by those samurai,whose spirits and thoughts are so great and brave.I think I will go here again if having...More

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Andy S
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The museum will be closed on Wednesday. Open at 8:30 and close at 16:30. Please get off at JR Tokuyama statiion, the Shinkan-sen stops. Few minutes walk to the ship to the island.
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