Kure (呉) is a port city in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan.
Frequent trains run from Hiroshima.
There are ferries from Hiroshima, Matsuyama and the numerous nearby islands.
Buses run from Hiroshima Airport 90mins ¥1340.
- JMSDF Kure Museum (海上自衛隊呉史料館（てつのくじら館）), 5-32 Takaramachi, Kure, Hiroshima prefecture (5 minutes walk from JR Kure Station), . AM9-PM5(WED-MON). The museum introduces the history of JMSDF as well as historical relationship between the city of Kure and JMSDF through exhibition of historical materials concerning “development and current status of submarines” and “military history and operations of minesweepers”. Admission free. edit
- Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum) (呉市海事歴史科学館（大和ミュージアム）), 5-20 Takaramachi, Kure, Hiroshima prefecture (5 minutes walk from JR Kure Station), ☎ +81 (0)823-25-3017 (fax: +81 (0)823-23-7400), . AM9-PM6(WED-MON). The one-tenth scale model of the battleship Yamato is duplicated as accurately as possible, based on original drawings, photos, and underwater images done by submersible surveys. Admission Fee: Adults¥500, High School Students¥300, Elementary and Jr.High Students¥200. edit