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In March 2018, after undergoing major renovations and floor expansion, the museum reopened with a much larger floor space and more exhibits. The museum's name also added "Gifu" to indicate Gifu Prefecture's co-operation and ownership.41 viewsThe museum's nickname is "Sorahaku" (空宙博). As shown by this map, there are outdoor planes, one large building, and parking lots.
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Outdoor exhibits of planes. Although the museum is next to Gifu Airbase, the airbase and runway cannot be seen from the museum.39 viewsMuseum hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (till 6:00 pm on weekends and national holidays), closed on the first Tuesday of the month (open if it's a national holiday and closed the next day instead) and Dec. 28 to Jan. 2. 屋外実機展示場
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Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum has both outdoor and indoor exhibits of civilian and military airplanes, prototypes, replicas, and scale models (especially rockets). 38 viewsOpened in March 1996 near Japan Air Self-Defense Force Gifu Airbase. It's in a park-like area with a large hangar-type building filled with planes.
This is the entrance to the museum grounds. Nearest train station is Kakamigahara Shiyakusho-mae Station (Meitetsu Kakamigahara Line). Details below.
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft 低騒音STOL実験機「飛鳥」4 views
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Kakamigahara Shiyakusho-mae Station platform.4 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft3 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft3 views
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There's a bus stop in front of the museum. However, the bus is infrequent, so be sure to check the bus schedule when planning a visit.3 views
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Kakamigahara Shiyakusho-mae Station (Meitetsu Kakamigahara Line) is the closest to Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum. Kakamigahara Line runs between Meitetsu-Gifu Station in the city of Gifu with Shin-Unuma Station. 各務原市役所前駅3 views
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Kawasaki-Vertol KV-107IIA-4 helicopter that was used by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force from 1973 to 1995. 川崎 V107-Aヘリコプター2 views
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YS-11A, Japan's first passenger plane built after World War II. In service from the 1960s to 1995. Displayed at Gifu-Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum.2 views
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UF-XS Experimental Flying Boat (rear).2 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft (National Aerospace Laboratory) flew during 1986–1989. 低騒音STOL実験機「飛鳥」2 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft was used to experiment with short takeoffs and landings. 低騒音STOL実験機「飛鳥」2 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft 低騒音STOL実験機「飛鳥」2 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft2 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft2 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft2 views
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Rear of NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft.2 views
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Bus stop in front of Kakamigahara Shiyakusho-mae Station. Take the No. 5 or No. 7 bus. Takes about 15–20 min. to the museum.2 views
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If you're coming from Meitetsu Nagoya Station, you can transfer at Inuyama Station to get on the Kakamigahara Line.2 views
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Fureai Bus Schedule from Kakamigahara Shiyakusho-mae Station. Only once an hour. The museum has the latest bus schedule in Japanese: http://www.sorahaku.net/access/ ふれあいバス2 views
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Chronology of Japan's aviation history. The model on the right is the Type 92 Heavy Bomber that first flew in 1931.1 views
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Chronology of Japan's aviation history.1 views
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Chronology of Japan's aviation history until 1945. Models of the Zero fighter and Hien fighter displayed.1 views
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The museum's highlight piece is this restored Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien fighter prototype, the only one in the world.1 views
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Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien fighter was used by the Japanese Army. 三式戦闘機二型「飛燕」(川崎キ61-II改)1 views
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Doi Takeo designed many of the Japanese Army's planes.1 views
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Full-size replica of Mitsubishi A6M1 Zero fighter prototype. 十二試艦上戦闘機(「零戦」試作機)(三菱A6M1) (1/1模型)1 views
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Full-size replica of Mitsubishi A6M1 Zero fighter prototype. The Zero was carrier based and used for the attack on Pearl Harbor. 十二試艦上戦闘機(「零戦」試作機)(三菱A6M1) (1/1模型)1 views
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Mitsubishi A6M1 Zero fighter prototype replica. 十二試艦上戦闘機(「零戦」試作機)(三菱A6M1) (1/1模型)1 views
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川崎 ハ140エンジン(「飛燕」二型搭載)1 views
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About Horikoshi Jiro who designed the Zero fighter and later the YS-11.1 views
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UF-XS Experimental Flying Boat. Note that none of the planes can be entered. UF-XS実験飛行艇1 views
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Open door of UF-XS Experimental Flying Boat.1 views
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X1G1B High-Lift Research Aircraft1 views
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F-104J Starfighter cockpit.1 views
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Research jet. T-2CCV研究機1 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft1 views
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NAL Asuka STOL Research Aircraft1 views
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Cygnus powered sailplane.1 views
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Flight simulator1 views
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