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Chiran Peace Museum知覧特攻平和会館

Museum / Science Museum

This museum collects materials and personal items relating to the special attack unit (kamikaze unit) active at the end of World War II. The museum was erected on the site of a former launch base with the aim of preserving records of the time for future generations and in a prayer for peace. Parties of 10 or more can listen to a storyteller with advance reservation. The museum also provides English, Chinese, and Korean audio guides. A five-minute walk from the Tokkokannon-iriguchi bus stop.


Kagoshima Pref. Minamikyushushi Chiranchoukori 17881

phone 0993832525

9:00-17:00 (until 16:30)

Review of Chiran Peace Museum

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Reviewed:2018/09/07 Must see- emotional and informative
We caught the Chiran local bus from Kagoshima Chuo bus station from bus stop 16 . Cost 940 Y. Take a ticket as you board and you pay when you leave. You get change from a 1000y note. Bus winds up...
Reviewed:2018/08/24 Poignant and comprehensive museum of Japan's kamikaze - will haunt you!
My husband and I took a personal tour of the Chiran Peace Museum as part of an extended, guided tour with Japan Holidays. Our guide's father had been trained as a kamikaze pilot - who was never...
Reviewed:2018/08/24 Emotional but wonderful experience
The Chiran peace museum really touched my heart, and shed light on how the young boys spent their last moments before going on their final journey. It was really touching and made me rethink what I...

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Kagoshima Pref. Minamikyushushi Chiranchoukori 17881 [map]



9:00-17:00 (until 16:30)
open everyday
[Admission fee] Adults500yen, Children300yen
[Museum Circumstances Common Ticket] Adults600yen, Children400yen
Parking Lot
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Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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