Daigo Fukuryu Maru is fixed on the land and rested in the exhibition hall that designed like a dock. Around the vessel, there are some exhibit including Ash of Dehath, everyday item of fishermen, letters to crew menbers during hospitalization, Geiger counter, signatures against Atomic bomb and Hydrogen bomb test with explanation panels. Also, a model that reproduces the Daigo Fukuryu Maru at the time of the incident and a Rib model showing the internal structure is displaied at upstairs. Some fishing equipments is displaied on the deck.
The deck is on closed access for conservation.
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At the space outside of the exhibition hall
Aikichi Kuboyama Memorial
There is a memorial of Aikici Kuboyama who died a harf year later from the incident. His will “please make me the last man who died from Atomic or Hydrogen bomb” left before his death is curved in it. This memorial placed in commemoration for the opening of the exhibition hall. The inscription on the monument is done by Yasuo Miyake the first president of the association.
A mound of Tuna was abandoned because of radioactivity when the bikini incident was happned. Tuna memorial was established by the Tuna Memorial Building Association in hopes that a nuclear disaster would not be repeated since 2000.
The Engine of Daigo Fukuryu maru
The engine of Daigo Fukuryu maru reused on the cargo boat, Daisan Chiyokawa maru, but she sank into the Kumano-nada sea because of heavy fog in 1968. 28 years later, 1996, the engine was pulled up from the sea by people’s initiative. It is displayed since January 2000.