|Address:||3-1-1 Kudankita, Chiyoda, Tokyo 102-8246
During Mitama Festival (July 13-16)
|Closed:||late June and late December|
Yushukan was opened in 1882 as a museum to inherit records of enshrined divinities of Yasukuni Shrine by displaying their historically important materials. There are 100,000 items including paintings, various art works, armors and weapons.
The Museum's name "Yushu" means association with and learning from high-principled people.
The museum's exhibitions are dedicate to the spirits of deceased Japanese soldiers. The museum also holds weaponry used by the Imperial Japanese Army, as well as Allied documents. In addition, there are exhibitions related to the modern Japan Self-Defense Forces and United States Forces in Japan. Aunds.
Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.
Facility Map: http://www.yasukuni.or.jp/english/precinct/index.html
Visiting the Museum
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