JMSDF Kure Museum

A museum and archive where visitors can learn about Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force


JMSDF Kure Museum is established to introduce and exhibit submarines and minesweeping just as JMSDF HISTORY MUSEUM SASEBO and AIR BASE KANOYA MUSEUM exhibit surface ship and aircraft, respectively.
The aim of the museum is to educate Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) personnel and promote understanding by the public of JMSDF through extensive PR activities by exhibiting and preserving materials owned by JMSDF as well as contribute to coexistence with the region.

114-2, Kaimi-machi, Sasebo City
Open Hours
9:30 - 17:00
Closing Days
Third Thursday, around the end of the year (12/28 – 1/4)
Map Code
89 025 416
City bus or Saihi Bus toward Ainoura via Hino for 10 minutes. Disembark at Motomachi, then walk two minutes