Murakami Suigun Museum Tour and Cruise

Visit the only military museum in Japan and take a guided pirate cruise

map Imabari, Japan
2 Hours
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Not included
English / Japanese
Not Included
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Murakami Suigun Museum
Best Seller
Best Seller
FromJYP ‎¥8250
Check Availability
Next available: 10/08/2020
instant confirmationInstant confirmation

What's Included

  • Learn the history of Murakami Kaizoku pirates
  • Go on a Japanese pirate cruise
  • Pass Japanese castle ruins and neighbouring islands of Setouchi and Oshima Ohashi
  • Visit the Murakami Suigun Museum
  • Dress up in traditional armour and arms 
  • Receive a complimentary t-shirt and a drink in the in-house cafe


Acclaimed to be the most fearsome pirate clan in Japan during the mid-14th century, the Murakami Clan were a naval force that once ruled the Seto Inland Sea during the mid-14th century, They took control of major sea routes using their expertise to navigate the violently swirling currents. It is said that their knowledge and expertise have influenced present-day military and politics in this area. 


On this tour, you will go on an easy cruise around the historic castle ruins with a rich backdrop of neighbouring islands and a beautiful white bridge. Active around 500 years ago, The Murakami Clan controlled the narrow waterways interspersed with tides that, to this day, reach a speed of up to 18km/h. Experience the powerful natural phenomena of the Seto Inland Sea as you sail along in your historic ship. Characterized by violent sea currents and breaking waves, you can experience the life of a pirate; a thrilling experience that rocks the whole body. Enjoy the beautiful spectacle of nature around you while immersing yourself in the history of the Murakami Clan. 


This tour also features a visit to the Murakami Suigun Museum; the only military museum in Japan with a collection of model ships from the period and costumes worn by the general. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about the history of Murakami Kaizoku pirates while appreciating the treasures of the museum. At the museum, you can experience wearing full-bodied armour and a collection of arms from the period. After the visit, there will be multiple photo opportunities. You will get a complimentary drink at the in-house cafe, and a T-shirt with a motif of Murakami Suigun. (You can choose one from M, L, and XL sizes.) 



  • Assembly
  • Museum
  • Boarding
  • Cruising
  • Go Ashore
  • Return


Murakami Suigun Museum Tour and Cruise

Live availability
Select Date

Unfortunately, no spaces available for selected dates.
First available date: 10-08-2020
*Top Deals and Last Minute deals pricing is available for limited spaces
Expand allHide all

  • Meeting point: Murakami Suigun Museum entrance / 1285, Miyakubo, Imabari-shi, Ehime-ken ?794-2203? 
  • Access:
    • From Onomichi / Honshu
      • Shimanami liner → Alight Oshima Bus Stop → Tonai bus (Shitadamiko ~ Miyakubo ~ Hayakawa · Tomoura line) approximately 11 minutes → → Alight at the Murakami Suigun Museum → 1 minute walk → Destination
    • From Imabari
      • ShikokuImabari Station → Alight at Seki Bunka Park →Ishi Bunka → Tonai bus (Shitadamiko ~ Miyakubo ~ Hayakawa · Tomoura line) approximately 8 minutes → → Alight at the Murakami Suigun Museum → 1 minute walk → Destination
02019-08-31 10:40:31
2019-08-31 10:40:311
Terms & Conditions:

  • Our Advertised Price and Net Rate DO NOT include the Japanese Consumption Tax. 

Cancellation Policy:

  • 7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
  • 3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
  • The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
  • Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
  • The cancellation fee includes handling charges.

Read full supplier's terms & conditions


FromJYP ‎¥8250
Check Availability
instant confirmationInstant confirmation
Why book with us?
  • no booking feesNo booking fees
  • secure payment100% secure payments
  • no membershipNo membership required
  • best activitiesBest selected activities
Check Availability