Navy Memorial Museum (海軍記念館)

The Navy Memorial Museum is an exhibition facility located in Maizuru District Headquarters in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.


The Navy Memorial Museum was established on May 27, 1964 to educate Self-Difence Forces personnel, utilizing part of the large auditorium of Maizuru District Headquarters (the large auditorium of the former Naval Engineering College). Maizuru Chinjufu (Maizuru Naval Base) was established in Maizuru in 1901. In this museum, approximately 500 items of material related to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) are exhibited in addition to those related to Marshal Heihachiro TOGO who became the first admiral of Maizuru Chinjufu.

The museum is open to the public between 9: 00 and 16: 00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, but a group wishing to visit must apply for permission in advance.


From Higashi Maizuru Station on the JR Maizuru Line take the Kyoto Kotsu (Maizuru) bus bound for Nishi Maizuru, getting off at, and walk for approximately three minutes.

Summary of the facilities


The telephone exchange section at the Maritime Self-Defense Force Maizuru District Headquarters (telephone number: 0773-62-2250): select "a public relations officer" following the audio guidance.

Opening Hours

9: 00 to 16: 00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays


Parking is provided.
(Free of charge)

Notable spots, cultural facilities and festivals in the locality

Red Brick Warehouses (a group of 12 brick warehouse buildings)

The World Brick Museum

The Maizuru City Commemoration Hall

Maizuru Wisdom Warehouse

Yushiodai Park

Maizuru Red Brick Festa (in October)

Maizuru Repatriation Memorial Museum

[Original Japanese]