Guide to Educational Travel in Okinawa

Facility List

  • Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum

    Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum

    The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum commemorates victims of the war and works to communicate to future generations historical lessons painfully learned from the Battle of Okinawa. The museum has displays showing testimony given by people who experienced the fighting as well as numerous actual items and documents.

    Capacity

    No set limits

    Required Time

    45 min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet、Audio Guide、Tablet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/614-1 Mabuni, Itoman City, Okinawa

    +81-98-997-3844

  • Himeyuri Peace Museum

    Himeyuri Peace Museum

    The Himeyuri students or “Lily Corps” were mobilized to serve as nurses during the Battle of Okinawa. Visitors to the museum learn about war and peace through the experiences of these girls who were in their teens at the time of the fighting.

    Capacity

    400 people

    Required Time

    30 – 60 min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/671-1 Ihara, Itoman City, Okinawa

    +81-98-997-2100

  • Tsushima-maru Memorial Museum

    Tsushima-maru Memorial Museum

    The Tsushima-maru Memorial Museum provides an overview of the sinking of the Tsushima-maru, which was used to evacuate schoolchildren. The museum works to communicate the value of peace through this tragedy in which 1,482 people, including many children, lost their lives.

    Capacity

    80 – 100 people

    Required Time

    40 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/1-25-37 Wakasa, Naha City, Okinawa

    +81-98-941-3515

  • Kakazu Heights Park

    Kakazu Heights Park

    The Observatory Park has a sweeping view of Futenma base. It was also the site of fierce fighting during the Battle of Okinawa, vestiges of which still remain today.

    Capacity

    200 – 400 people

    Required Time

    30 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Panel Display

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available (Not available at the observation deck)

    Address/1-5 Kakazu, Ginowan City, Okinawa

    +81-98-897-2751(Hagoromo Park Management)

※“Visitor capacity” indicates the maximum number of people allowed into a facility at one time.
※“Barrier-free” indicates whether or not the facility provides wheelchair access.