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Kokopo War Museum, Rabaul

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Delve into history at Kokopo War Museum, a site displaying collections that revolve around the clashes of World War II. Look for authentic relics like numerous Japanese artillery pieces, tanks, and even an A6M2 Zero fighter in great condition. Other items include photographs and the painted nose cone of an American B-17 bomber. English explanations are provided for most objects, but keep in mind the organization of the collections can be confusing, so you may want to seek out a guide. Arrange to visit Kokopo War Museum and other attractions in Rabaul using our Rabaul attractions planner.
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  • A disappointment. As a firearms enthusiast, even I had a hard time discerning what some of the items were. Most of the war artifacts are deteriorating and there are no descriptions on most. The... 
    A disappointment. As a firearms enthusiast, even I had a hard time discerning what some of the items were. Most of the war artifacts are deteriorating and there are no descriptions on most. The...  more »
  • I have been a tour guide in East New Britain for many years. I have developed a passion for WWII, cultural and colonial history of this beautiful province. The Kokopo War Museum is a must visit site.....  more
    I have been a tour guide in East New Britain for many years. I have developed a passion for WWII, cultural and colonial history of this beautiful province. The Kokopo War Museum is a must visit site.....  more »
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  • I hope this continues to be maintained, as it contains a lot of important history. There's a lot of very fascinating artifacts from WWII here, and the staff were more than helpful.
  • Well maintained. Good to spend 1 hour or so around.

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