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Yokosuka Headquarters Open Day

The open house will take place at 9:30 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the JAMSTEC Yokosuka Headquarters.

Date and Time:
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm (a rain-or-shine event)
*Admission closes at 3:30 pm.
JAMSTEC Yokosuka headquarters
2-15 Natsushima-cho, Yokosuka
*Free shuttle bus services will be available from Oppama Station, Keihin-kyuko.

Exhibition of Deep Submergence Research Vehicle SHINKAI 6500


Support Vessel YOKOSUKA will be open to the public

Support Vessel YOKOSUKA

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • No advance application is required.
  • It may be cancelled depending on weather conditions.
  • For security reasons, all children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Since there exist many stairs and steps, visitors using wheelchairs or needing assistance to walk may be asked to refrain from boarding for safety reasons.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes with low heels. High-heeled shoes or flip-lops are not allowed for safety reasons.

JAMSTEC's vehicles

Exhibits include the following vehicles.




How to access

JAMSTEC Yokosuka Headquarters
2-15 Natsushima-cho, Yokosuka

*The free shuttle bus runs every 4-10 minutes from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm from Oppama Station on Keihin-kyuko Line to JAMSTEC Yokosuka Headquarters. Some parking spaces are also available but limited.


- Visitors can buy food in the cafeteria and food stalls, but please note that most of the food may be sold out. There are spaces for those who bring lunch.

- A space for baby strollers is provided. Please bring a baby sling.

- Photographs and videos taken in the open house may be used for public relations purposes.


Public Relations Division, Public Relations Department, JAMSTEC