JMSDF Kure Museum

Explore Japan’s Naval History and the Inside of a Real Submarine in Hiroshima!

Japan has a long maritime history of various naval interactions among different nations. In the Warring States Period, feudal lords started competing for supremacy that they built several hundreds of warships. However, when Japan was defeated in World War II, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) was formally created which was tasked with the naval…