IJN Mikasa Ship Museum

Here’s one of the oldest battleship museums afloat. The IJN Mikasa
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Mikasa. See also https://www.cnet.com/news/japans-114-year-old-battleship-mikasa-a-relic-of-another-time/ and https://museumships.us/japan/mikasa. It was built in 1899 – 1900.

Here are several other sites:

Photo Tour: https://www.vaq136.com/mikasa/index.html;

Wayback Machine link: https://web.archive.org/web/20100911090314/http://www.scientificamericanpast.com/Scientific%20American%201900%20to%201909/4/lg/sci421904.htm;

http://www.kinenkan-mikasa.or.jp/ – Official site (Japanese);

http://www.kinenkan-mikasa.or.jp/en/index.htmlOfficial site (English);

Social media links:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IJS_MIKASA;

Facebook page (in Japanese): https://www.facebook.com/%E8%A8%98%E5%BF%B5%E8%89%A6-%E4%B8%89%E7%AC%A0-1422958977779101/;

Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g298174-d8554908-Reviews-Memorial_Ship_MIKASA-Yokosuka_Kanagawa_Prefecture_Kanto.html;

Instagram (had to use the Japanese site as the English site linked to Trip Advisor): https://www.instagram.com/memorial_ship_mikasa_official/;

Google Maps Street View: https://www.google.com/maps/@35.2845649,139.6738937,3a,75y,34.2h,96.33t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s-jMiCQf3YPkM%2FWW8Kbpz7YwI%2FAAAAAAAG6Cs%2FItVNlOpoWY4BlrC5qixaXRy_d6kc9dC6ACLIBGAYYCw!2e4!7i8000!8i4000?shorturl=1

Memorial Ship MIKASA記念艦三笠: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYJqyV8S5GxZlooMlVqbbmA (YouTube channel).

I probably won’t make a trip, but it’s on my Bucket List.


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