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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Opens in 29 min: 08:30 - 18:00
Open today: 08:30 - 18:00
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This park commemorates the explosion of the first atomic bomb, and houses the Peace Memorial Museum and monuments related to the horrific event.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
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1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-241-4004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I visited the Memorial Museum about 1 year back and wanted very much for our children to visit, see and learn for themselves. Hence this 2D1N detour from Osaka. There is much to learn and understand about atomic bomb and its devastation....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AhKwang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You should go to have the Japanese perspective of the WW2. The information they provided was very one-sided though. It said nothing about the sufferings and unimaginable tortures Japan inflicted on other countries. It’s however worth going as it’s informative and it does show you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank feliciakaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum brings to light the destruction caused by atomic warfare. Part of the museum was closed for renovation so we only saw a small portion. Rented an audio headset which was nice as we didn’t have to get close to the exhibition or elbow...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NFca
Reviewed 1 week ago

A moving experience. The exhibits are well-thought out and contribute to your understanding of what happened. Go early in the morning before it gets too crowded. Should be a required visit for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum is impressing. Showing not only history of Hiroshima before and after the bombing but also reminding us about ongoing development, accumulation and experiments of nuclear weapons up to a present day. Together with A-bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park a must see if you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marvin-42-SI
Reviewed 1 week ago

An accurate account of the atomic bomb catastrophe with damages and human sufferings.A museum giving full history which is presented very well. The video recordings of survivors takes you to those times.A MUST VISIT

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kapsbng
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a few hours to walk through this museum - the English audio was helpful. It was all very thought provoking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank faysie2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a "beautiful" museum, it's not its purpose. It must inform on the history, the consequences and the pain suffered by the people as a result of the nuclear bombing. It must give something to think about, it must make everyone feel involved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sinnerpoetry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I have learnt that Hiroshima is where the bomb was taken place , I’ve never aware of how bad it‘s like. There are section that show the place before and after the bomb, the people who suffered from the bomb. You can’t really imagine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kasemsukt2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although in temporary accomodation - museum was exceptional - not overbearing and providing facts and survivor recounts- essential to visit - puts perspective on historical

Date of experience: January 2019
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OnAir814009
1 October 2018|
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Response from Søren H | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you ask someone (or use Google ruteplanner) which trams you should take from your cruise terminal to the A Dome Memorial / Peace Memorial Museum. Trams in Hiroshima works very well. You get on and pay to the tram... More
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Fatima Z
30 July 2018|
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Response from Debbie_and_family | Reviewed this property |
The peace park and dome are open to the public -although you can’t physically get into the dome. The entrance fee is for the museum only
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13 July 2018|
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Response from annidil | Reviewed this property |
It says Spring 2019. The exhibition is now installed in the east building. Would be nice to know how the difference is, once it is open. I already found the temporary version quite well-made.
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