Naval Vessel Open to the Public on Sundays – Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)

Kure Hands-on Experience

A naval vessel is open to the public every Sunday at the JMSDF base in Kure.
Photographing the exterior of the vessels is generally permitted, but please check with officials on the day.

JMSDF Submarines also dock nearby offering memorable photo opportunities.
*Please note, the submarines are not open to the public.
● Open to the Public on Sundays.
*Open days might be cancelled due to naval duties, bad weather and other factors.
*Prior application is required for admittance. For more information, please visit the Kure JMSDF website.

Address Showacho Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture
Telephone 0823-22-5511 (Internal) 2702/2207