Japan Coast Guard Museum Yokohama, Yokohama

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The Japan Coast Guard Museum Yokohama (海上保安資料館 横浜館, Kaijō hoan shiryōkan Yokohama-kan) is a museum in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, dedicated to maritime security and the Japan Coast Guard. It opened on 10 December 2004.
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  • This wonderful little Museum will not be everyones cup of tea, however the story it tells is a drama worthy of Hollywood. The museum holds the salvaged bullet riddled hulk of a North Korean Hot Rod...  more »
  • it is a small museum about a north korea spy ship,when you pass by Yokohama port,you can go in for a walk,it has very detail about the story of the north korea spy ship meet the japan coast guard,  more »
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  • I happened upon the Museum by chance, not expecting to see anything of great interest....boy was I wrong! As I entered, I was approached by an older gentleman with wonderful English who asked if he could show me around the Museum. What I received was a personal tour!! The gentleman was very informative with a dry sense of humour, very unexpected. The Museum houses a North Korean spy boat that the Japanese Coast Guard salvaged from the sea floor after a 'cat and mouse' chase that was ended by the Nth Korean spies when they exploded their vessel and committed suicide.
  • I don't think I've been to a museum so focused on a single exhibit before. I spent a fantastic half hour being given a tour by a very helpful guide.
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