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Kyushu Travel Guide

Chiran Peace Museum for the Kamikaze Pilots


This museum exhibits precious materials such as pictures, letters, wills, articles and

memontos of the 1,036 Kamikaze pilots based in Chiran who perticipated in the Battle for

Okinawa towards the end of World War 2. 


It also houses a No.3 type fighter aircraft, Hien.



              Fighter aircraft

           Kamikaze Pilot statue


        Mother for World Peace


          Pray for World Peace



General information

Address 17881 Chirancho-gun, Minami-Kyushu-city, Kagoshima-prefecture

60 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kagoshima Chuo Station

75 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima Airport

45 minutes by a vehicle from JR Ibusuki Station

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee

JPY 500

Days closed No closing days


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