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NYK Hikawamaru Exhibits

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Yamashita Park, 231-0023, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This was not a planned acitivity on our trip, more spur of the moment decision. The entry fee is 300 yen, which is really affordable. We had some time and decided to give it a go. I’m very glad we did! Normally we’re not a...More

Thank norex2
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I arrived just before the museum opened before 10:00 hours, its easy to find either along the harbour front or through Yamashita Park. The ship used to run between Japan and the USA regularly in the 1930s to Seattle. A one way system takes you...More

Thank garygeorge3
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Visited and bought ticket as combo with Marine tower = 900 Yen. This is a self tour museum. You visit all levels of the ship but not all parts. They have a set path to follow. The visit includes going to see First Class cabins,...More

Thank Boowicked
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Located at the port by Yamashita Park, this passenger liner is open to the public in the form of a ship museum. According to websites, this ship had first-class cabins that attracted the likes of the imperial family and Charlie Chaplin for the trans pacific...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

...Hikawa Maru (氷川丸) เรือเดินสมุทรที่มีส่วนร่วมในเหตุการณ์สำคัญทางประวัติศาสตร์ทั้งของญี่ปุ่นและของโลก ออกเดินทางครั้งแรก 13 May 1930 เส้นทาง Japan-Seattle:United States ตลอดช่วงเวลาประจำการแล่นผ่านมหาสมุทรแปซิฟิคสองร้อยกว่าครั้ง รับ-ส่งผู้โดยสารกว่า 25,000 คน หนึ่งในนั้นคือ ชาร์ลี แชปปิ้นส์ (Charlie Chaplin). ...สงครามโลกครั้งที่สองอันเป็นเหตุการณ์สำคัญครั้งประวัติศาสตร์ของโลก Hikawa Maru ได้รอดพ้นจากภาวะสงคราม และถูกใช้เป็นเรือพยาบาลลำเลียงเหล่าทหารที่ได้รับบาดเจ็บ เป็นอีกบทบาทที่น่าทึ่งของเรือลำนี้ ครั้นสิ้นสุดสงคราม ได้กลับสู่บทบาทเดิมคือเรือโดยสารและขนส่งสินค้า จนสิ้นสุดการปฏิการในปี 1960. ...เสียงหวูดของเรือ:Ship Whistles for the New Year at Yokohama Port (横浜港新年を迎える船の汽笛) ยังได้รับคัดเลือกเป็น 1 ในร้อย Soundscapes( 日本の音風景100選 ) ของญี่ปุ่นอีกด้วย. ......ปัจจุบันเปิดให้เข้าชม พื้นที่ในส่วนต่างๆของเรือ ที่ดูแลรักษาให้อยู่ในสภาพสมบูรณ์ ทั้งในส่วน First-Class,Engine room,Exhibition...More

Thank Vichai_Family
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Hikawa Maru began her career with the NYK line in 1930 on the Yokohama-Seattle run. During these pre-war cruises, she carried such notables as Charlie Chaplin, Albert Einstein, and Johnny Weissmuller. Along with the entire NYK fleet, she became part of the Japanese war effort...More

2  Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Very interesting seeing this ship, cheap entry and english is everywhere for people to understand... just watch your head in some low places.. Well worth the trip

Thank YnotnAli
Reviewed 28 June 2017

If you visit this landmark,I really really really encourage you to not miss watching the available movie explaining the story of this ship. As u see I write the word "really" 3 times 😁to highlight the importance watching it to understand and imagine better the...More

Thank Tienne2001
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Hikawa Maru, a Japanese ocean liner which was once called the 'Queen of the Pacific" is now berthed at Yamashita Pier in Yokohama and is a museum ship. It was one of three ships of similar design and had its maiden voyage between Kobe and...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 11 June 2017

What a great place, we could imagine being on this ship, it was so authentic, very glamorous the ambience of the whole experience was fantastic, the engine rooms were remarkable.

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Response from Tienne2001 | Reviewed this property |
I visited this summer, it costs ¥300 for adults and ¥100 for students (up to High School ). The best money spent.
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