Tsushima-maru Memorial Museum

Memorial Hall
This museum opened in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture 60 years after the sinking for the Tsushima-maru in order to convey to children about the important of peace and life and to put the souls of the victims to rest, and to properly portray the event for future generations. The tour route starts on the second floor, where there is also an exhibit about the voyage and hit and sinking of the Tsushima-maru. The names and portraits of the Okinawan schoolchildren evacuees and victims are displayed on the first floor.

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Okinawa Pref. Nahashi Wakasa 1-25-37 map map Map
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Thursday, New Year's Holiday(12/31-1/3)
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English Menu
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Meaningful as a means to remember
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.11.13
    This museum is very meaningful, and the video they show brought me to tears. The museum staff can provide a brochure in English if you ask for one, which helps to understand the general story the...
  • Very good - but Japanese langauge only
    3.0 Reviewed : 2020.05.08
    A very interesting museum. But you have to be able to read Japanese kanji (Chinese characters) as there are no translations into other languages. I speak Japanese, but cannot read Kanji, so...
  • A reflection of Tsushimamaru Museum
    4.0 Reviewed : 2018.10.15
    I visited this memorial museum on 10/14/2018,and I was the only visitor during my 30-min visit there. There were a few more when I left. This is a terrible tragedy during World War II, and an...

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