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Memorial Ship MIKASA

Open Now: 09:00 - 16:30
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It is possibly the only surviving pre dreadnought class ship.

If you like naval or war history or just like looking at boats this is well worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris K
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Adelaide, Australia
The Last Pre-Dreadnaught Battleship

For battleship fans, there are several US battleships built just before or during World War II... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tim Y
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Reno, Nevada
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Japan being exposed by the aggression of Russia, the whole nation fought to the end of Japanese-Russo War. as one man. While making large sacrifices, Japan could barely attain the victory. Under the national trust, Public Utility Foundation, MIKASA...more
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82-19 Inaokacho | Mikasa Park, Yokosuka 238-0003, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Even if you don't think you're interested in Japanese battleships, you have to visit the Mikasa. It was built in Britain for the Imperial Japanese Navy, and so is pretty well identical to the Royal Navy's ships which ruled the seas at the turn of...More

3  Thank John M
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

The ship has many interesting exhibits inside and lots of great picture opportunities, the park itself is very well designed and has many interesting things to look at. This may be very well for very young children or those interested in History.

3  Thank boyd579
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like naval or war history or just like looking at boats this is well worth the effort. Easily accessible by train from Shinagawa station. Yokosuka is a nice clean port area, plenty to see. You can do a habour cruise. The pre dreadnought...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For battleship fans, there are several US battleships built just before or during World War II around the country, the 1916 vintage "superdreadnaught" USS Texas near La Porte Texas, but this ship is the last of the pre-dreadnaughts. This was Admiral Togo's flagship in the...More

Thank Tim Y
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The Mikasa was the flagship of the Japanese navy in the Russo Japanese war and is the last surviving pre dreadnought battleship in the world. If you are interested in naval warfare this pretty much makes her a must see. A easy walk from the...More

Thank Dinadan
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Mikasa (ship) is a part of the attraction in Mikasa Park. If you're into military stuffs, this is the ship that you want to visit and board at a small fee. But of course, I would say the best views is from the outside...More

2  Thank aziziazmin
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

When my wife asked me what one thing I would want to see in Japan, I said: The Battleship Mikasa. I am a bit of a war history and naval enthusiast and felt that I could not miss seeing this famous ship. The only remaining...More

Thank Hörður M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

日露戦争の日本海海戦でロシア海軍バルチック艦隊を撃破した連合艦隊の旗艦。帰還の折、佐世保港内で爆破事故のため沈没、引き上げられ再度戦艦として従事したが、廃艦危機などの紆余曲折を経て記念艦となり、現在に至る。 記念艦の展示手法は、上甲板と中甲板で大きく異なる。上甲板は、砲台等は全て模造物となっているものの、当時の戦艦としてのスケールや機能が詳細に分かるようになっている。中甲板は展示専用となっており、当時の面影を知る機材などはほとんど残されていないが、老若男女幅広く知的好奇心をくすぐられる展示が散りばめられて面白い。特に幕末から第一次世界大戦に至るまでの日本国外の情勢の変動や軍艦の技術向上は、何度訪れても興味を引き立たせる。 展示の内容は英語表記であり、中央展示室に設置されているいくつかの解説用モニターは、英語だけでなく中国語・韓国語でも解説してくれるため、外国人でも楽しみやすい。日本海海戦を短縮したVRは非常に興味深い! 元は軍艦という関係上、昇降は階段のみで狭い。人がすれ違えるかどうか程度の幅しか無く、勾配も急である。障碍を持つ人は非常に利用しづらい。艦橋の通路も狭い箇所があり、柵や手すりがあるもののはしゃいでいると転落する危険性がある。小さなお子さん連れの家族は要注意だ。 It was originally the flagship of the Allied Fleet which destroyed the Russian Navy's Baltic fleet in the Russo-Japanese War. Overcoming the crisis of being mothballed, it is welcoming tourists who visit as a memorial ship now. The display method is...More

Thank Cyber0515
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The Mikasa memorial ship comes in two parts, the upper deck, where you can explore the ship as a ship, looking at the wireless room, bridge and guns. The bridge sections offer good views of both Mikasa Park and Sarushima. The lower deck is more...More

Thank captain801
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The entry is ¥600, not ¥100 to enter as an ad mislead me(it wasn't only me who was mislead!). I had a good time playing a simulation game and 3D goggles. A short film and other display are also ok. I recommend this place to...More

Thank Midi Y
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed walking around the shop. The virtual part was super cool. They have stuff for kids to do while onboard .

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 18 March 2018

As has been mentioned in other reviews, the Mikasa is a very special ship and well worth a visit! From Tokyo, its around an hour and a half away going into Yokosuka Station and the ship itself is about a 14 minute walk away. I've...More

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