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Kawasaki Good Times World

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Address: 2-2 Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0042, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-327-5401

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Kids will love this place and all Kobe school children visit this place!!!!

This is our first attraction in Kobe. I understand that this is a must-visit place for all school-going children in Kobe. Did not regret going this place and my 2 kids enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2016
Nanjing, China
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Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is our first attraction in Kobe. I understand that this is a must-visit place for all school-going children in Kobe. Did not regret going this place and my 2 kids enjoyed this place. Adults will also enjoy the real life models on displays, especially the motorbikes at Kawasaki Good Times. The rail models will interest anyone who visited this... More 

Thank yihleong
Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

You can do this museum in under 2 hours easy. Half of the building is Kawasaki and half Maritime. The Kawasaki half has their nicer current motorcycles, work robots, helicopter, trains, jetski and a few other items inside. Outside has their magnetic propulsion boat.

1 Thank Cheryl C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Especially for kids around the age of 12 and older because there is a lot of hands on stuff to do like Motorcycles and trains and a helicopter, the Kawasaki Good Times World is together with the Kobe Maritime Museum which is also worth seeing, the entrance is for both.

Thank TravelerGermany62
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This museum offers historical story of kawasaki. The museum is quite small but has good arrangement.

Thank Putu I
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Included in the entry ticket to the very interesting Kobe Maritime Museum, this exhibition on the history and operations of the Kawasaki organisation is educational, inspiring and fun. Kids of all ages will enjoy the awesome motorcycle display, and especially the opportunity to sit and pose on a couple of them. There are also fun arcade-type games to try out... More 

1 Thank PamNord
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I really love kobe at thr sunset, kobe is the best habour of japan, you will definitely love kobe at the sunset, you can visit some where near kobe.

Thank Thanh Tung V
Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a great place to take the family in any weather, but it is indoors so you miss out on the sun if the day is good. Inside there are many things for the kids to do and explore and get 'hands on' with some of the amazing technology and transport that Kawasaki has made.

1 Thank Pandakunkun
Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is in the same building (same ticket) as the Kobe Maritime Museum. This is focused on the history of Kawasaki and is really promotional for the brand. There were lots of kids having fun at the exhibits. The arc of history for Kawasaki was well delineated and it looks like a great company going forward. The museum was loud... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

it is great! you see all the machines, trains, robots... history about kawasaki... could spend lots of time there! lots of fun

Thank Benjamint2411
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Definitely a good place to kill your time with children and teenagers; a history on the development maritime adventure into the modern technology city.

Thank SK_Jaune

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