After the end of World War II, Okinawa City created an extremely unique culture, while being supported by various kinds of energy derived from military bases and coming in contact with different cultures. This website is a digital archive titled "Web Histreet". Okinawa City has collected various postwar materials and displayed them at its postwar cultural history materials museum “Histreet.” “Web Histreet” has been created so that many people will be able to browse these materials over the Internet.
|2019-03-26||企画展「沖縄市へのおくりもの ―平成30年度 新収蔵品展―」、開催中です。|
“Okinawa City Museum of Postwar Culture and History, Histreet” which filled with the postwar atmosphere of Okinawa City re-opened on August 8 in 2018 aiming to reconsider afresh postwar history of Okinawa City described as the base-centered town and the epitome of the postwar Okinawa. It integrated by movement and improvement of “Okinawa City Gallery of Postwar Culture and History, Histreet,” which opened on September 7 in 2005 for 60 years from the surrender-signing ceremony of the Battle of Okinawa, and “Histreet II,” which opened on September 7 in 2009 and located in the Palmyra Street in Koza. And it exhibits many photographs and materials which get people to feel nostalgic – a full-scale U.S. military base’s fence which placed the entrance, re-created A-sign bar, a diorama of the streets, and so on - in the space which makes people feel the sparkling postwar history and culture of the Okinawa City. Moreover, you can utilize to read a collection of books and also to browse historical material search in the reference section on the upstairs.