Memorial Ship MIKASA

Travel Guide - Memorial Ship MIKASA


Published in travel bible the Michelin Green Guide, this is one of the unmissable historic sights of Japan.
On may 27, 1905 at the Battle of Tsushima, Admiral Togo commanded Misaka, the flagship of Japan's combined fleet.
Togo fought gallantly to intercept the Russian fleet and set his nation on the way to a resounding victory in the Russo-Japanese War.
Making the first time an Asian country had overpowered a Western power in the modern era, the war symbolized a seismic shift in the geopolitical panorama.
Touring the battleship, preserved in its original state, visitors can learn the background and details of the battle and get to know the characters involved.
Some charming moving models bring the maneuvers and all aspects of the battle to life.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:30 (April - September)
  • 9:00 - 17:00 (March, October)
  • 9:00 - 16:30 (November - February)


  • December 28 - 31

Access / Public Transport

  • 15 minutes walk from Yokosuka-Chuo Station on the Keikyu Main Line (KK59)
  • 7 minutes from JR Yokosuka Station by the bus bound for Kinugasa-eki or Kinugasa-jujiro / Misakiguchi-eki. Get off at Otaki-cho Bus stop, then walk 7 minutes.

Address / Location

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TM @YS847 - 2021-09-08
@Coathanger_BP @HMSQNLZ @UKinJapan @JMSDF_PAO @jmsdf_pao_eng Hello!
'HMS Queen Elizabeth' is in Yokosuka now, and '…
not backwards about @coming_forwards - 2021-09-05
Mikasa, the last example of a British-built battleship, is partially restored and located as a memorial ship at Mi…
Japan Ministry of Defense/Self-Defense Forces @ModJapan_en - 2021-09-01
Also in July, GEN Izutsu, CS, #JASDF participated in the Global Air Chief’s Conference hosted by the RAF. Moreover,…
Stars and Stripes Pacific @StripesPacific - 2021-08-05
Get a glimpse of the past when you visit the Memorial Ship Mikasa just outside Yokosuka Naval Base.
Japan Ministry of Defense/Self-Defense Forces @ModJapan_en - 2021-08-04
#JPN_UK_KIZUNA During the visit of UK Defense Secretary Wallace to Japan, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Ma…
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force @jmsdf_pao_eng - 2021-07-20
ADM Yamamura, COS, JMSDF met with ADM Radakin, First Sea Lord, Royal Navy on the Memorial Ship Mikasa on July 20, t…
Japan Ministry of Defense/Self-Defense Forces @ModJapan_en - 2021-07-20
On July 20, parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Matsukawa invited Secretary Wallace to the memorial ship Mikasa.…
ライアー⚓ @kanashimi6 - 2021-07-02
YOKOSUKA Sea Anime Carnival

Theme song by event ambassador Minato Aqua included
Live performance on the memorial s…
qfeuille3⚓🥐 @rihoko - 2021-07-01
@airsupport12 @Kebby_Kebs ( ̄^ ̄)ゞ thank you.
I think the memorial ship mikasa kinda become an anime event ship with…
WarshipPorn @WarshipPorn - 2021-06-02
[4778 x 7168] YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 2, 2021) – Seven Sailors and civilians, originally from Cote d’Ivoire, the Phil…
いちばんしぼり🐾 @first_drip_beer - 2021-05-28
@WilhelmCanaris3 @meme_yuzuki Thank you!
Mikasa is preserved in Yokohama as a memorial ship.
しらかば(·ω·)(固ツイ見てくれれれ) @Rai_henjin_ - 2021-03-07
I want to go to Memorial ship Mikasa!!!!

しらかば(·ω·)(固ツイ見てくれれれ) @Rai_henjin_ - 2021-03-07
I want to go to Memorial ship Mikasa!!!!

テストに負けたしらかば(·ω·) @Rai_henjin_ - 2021-03-07
I want to go to Memorial ship Mikasa!!!!

H.I.J.M.S. MIKASA @IJS_MIKASA - 2021-01-01
Happy New year 2021!
We wish your continued good health and the year will be filled with happiness.
Memorial ship…
H.I.J.M.S. MIKASA @IJS_MIKASA - 2020-11-12
#OTD 1926, Memorial ship #MIKASA open ceremony at #YOKOSUKA. Prince HIROHITO and Admiral TOGO attend this ceremony.…
William Claude @Black_Thursday_ - 2020-10-16
@IamNevadaGirl I don't know, but last I heard the Mikasa is still located at Yokosuka as a memorial ship with her h…
Atlas Obscura @atlasobscura - 2020-09-21
On the main deck, you'll find a lantern made out of damaged ship parts, once gifted to the first prime minister of…
ともり @tomoridecchan - 2020-08-29
2. Mikasa (cv. ohara sayaka)

she’s a battleship from juuou (sakura empire)
i actually feel very close to mikasa du…
Stars and Stripes Pacific @StripesPacific - 2020-08-19
Mikasa Park is a great place for naval history enthusiasts and those who want to get a personal glimpse of one of t…
H.I.J.M.S. MIKASA @IJS_MIKASA - 2020-08-12
@Md1819 Continued: Yamamoto's relative live in Kanagawa and I will try to make contact with them and let you know .…
Atlas Obscura @atlasobscura - 2020-07-20
On the main deck, you'll find a lantern made from damaged ship parts, once gifted to the first prime minister of Ja…
みたま⚓️ @mitama_ - 2020-05-14
@thatguykeelan MIKASA is preserved as a memorial ship in the town of Yokosuka, Japan.
Atlas Obscura @atlasobscura - 2020-03-15
On the main deck, you'll find a lantern made from damaged ship parts, once gifted to the first prime minister of Ja…
Eisen @eisen - 2019-09-24
We visited the Mikasa Historic Memorial Warship. The Mikasa was an Imperial Japanese Navy battleship commissioned i…
H.I.J.M.S. MIKASA @IJS_MIKASA - 2019-07-22
Memorial ship MIKASA win 2019 Certificate of Excellence from @TripAdvisor.
MIKASA was flag ship of Admiral TOGO dur…
Beth Rogers @bethnavalnews - 2019-06-14
Visiting the memorial ship Mikasa 🇯🇵⚓
Beth Rogers @bethnavalnews - 2019-06-14
Visiting the memorial ship Mikasa 🇯🇵⚓
Tadzio73 Leisure @Tadzio73Leisure - 2019-03-21
The Memorial Ship Mikasa and Wargaming Pre-Dreadnought Naval Encounters
メガネ@まるごとれにちゃん2019 @TakanofuTammy05 - 2019-03-07
Oh! And some souvenirs from the Memorial Ship, Mikasa. I figured why not learn some history during the trip this ti…