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Address: 3-9 Kaigandori, Yokohama 231-0002, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 45-211-1923

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For the history or ship buff this is a must

This is a small museum but is worth looking at as it gives a fantastic insight of Japan's growth to the advanced country it now is. The the displays are well laid out and are... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2015
Alex S
Canberra, Australia

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Sacramento, California
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76 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can buy admission for BOTH the NYK Museum and NYK Hikawa Maru and get a discount of 200yen (I had already visited the Hikawa Maru before I found out this information). As I am not a ship enthusiast I found the museum only slightly interesting-- but I am glad to have gone because I did find some information that... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Excellent museum which showcases the entire NYK Maritime history for the past 130 years. Very nicely laid out and you can also pick up some souviners...

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Canberra, Australia
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127 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This is a small museum but is worth looking at as it gives a fantastic insight of Japan's growth to the advanced country it now is. The the displays are well laid out and are factual. The second world war section is sobering. This best combined with a visit to the Hikawa Maru (1930's build passenger vessel which was Japan's... More 

Thank Alex S
Yokohama, Japan
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320 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Small museum where you can learn about the history of the Yokohama port and the opening of the port to foreign countries. Some volunteer guides that can express some explanation in English. History of Yokohama, the Kanto earthquake and how the current port was built and developed. The ticket, 600 yens allows you to visit the training ship Nippon Maru... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Okay so I work on a cargo ship for a living so this might be far more interesting to me than the average person. However, for the price(400 yen +100yen Hikawa Maru Ship). It is well worth, lots of excellent models of all types of modern and not so modern ships. Also a lot about Yokohama Maritime History, to be... More 

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