Chiran Peace Museum for Kamikaze Pilots

Chiran Peace Museum for Kamikaze Pilots 知覧特攻平和会館

17881 Chiranchōkōri

Minamikyūshū-shi

Kagoshima-ken 897-0302

Japan

www.chiran-tokkou.jp

+81 993-83-2525

Daily 09:00 – 17:00

Subject to closure on some days as deemed necessary

Admission fee

From Fukuoka’s Hakata Station, take the train to Nishi-Kagoshima Station (about 3 hours 45 min) Also Buses available in front of Nishi-Kagoshima Station depart for Chiran 80 min travel time directly to museum.

Aircraft collection

Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate 1446, Chiran Peace Museum for Kamikaze Pilots 知覧特攻平和会館

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61217

62343

1446

Fuji T-3

Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien

Mitsubishi A6M7 Model 62 Zero

Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (replica)

Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate

Chiran is a town which was a base for kamikaze pilots at the end of the Pacific War. The Chiran Peace Museum for Kamikaze Pilots displays, preserves and collects the valuable documents of these pilots who rammed enemy ships by becoming human bombs