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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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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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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed today via mobile

I was very moved while reading the last moment of people who died after the bombing. I also learned a great deal about why the America wanted to use nuclear bomb and how devastated a nuclear bomb could cause. I wish I had more time...More

Thank Ha P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hiroshima has the unfortunate and dubious distinction of being the first city in history to be devastated by an atomic bomb. 70,000 people lost their lives immediately with another 70,000 people succumbing to the effects of radiation in years after. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park...More

2  Thank sand2skis
Reviewed 2 days ago

When I was there, the main block was closed for renovation. The temporal exhibition in a side wing is still open, and does a very good job of telling the atomic bomb story. Great English write-ups. Trigger alert, though; there was one exhibition on the...More

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although the main museum is under renovation, the remaining exhibit is excellent. The audio guide was slightly disappointing as it mostly just read out what was written on the boards without adding much value- if you can read it’s probably not worth it

Thank Rohan H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A solemn reminder of the destruction a nuclear bomb reeks on its target especially when the bombs today are up to over 3000X more powerful. Visiting the Museum is a very moving experience and a reminder of how each of us has a role to...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rightly called 'Peace Memorial". The instant you walk into this museum you can feel the heaviness in the atmosphere. In the entrance you can see a timer showing no. of says since first dropping of A-bomb and no. of days since latest N-test. Speaks volumes...More

Thank Saarthak G
Reviewed 1 week ago

just a very emotional experience - hard to describe the feeling. But worth the day out on our trip to Japan, and a great ride on the train to Tokyo afterwards.

Thank mikesbike123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About an hour to 1 and a half is enough for me at least. The museum is laid out clearly with English and Japanese and clear directional signs so you can move through it easily. There is a lot to think about. Why Hiroshima out...More

1  Thank pharaohgnomes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum depicts pretty well (although I'm sure it's not even close) the horror that happened that time. It is very heartbreaking to see the damage the bomb has caused.

Thank Rhodaline E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have finally come back here since 2005 and it still is very sad experience coming here. Unfortunately the main building is under construction so we were only able to see a small section of the museum. Entry to the museum is only 200 yen...More

1  Thank veronicaly
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5 August 2017|
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5 March 2017|
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According to their website renovations will be held until march 2017 "Due to the renovation works, the exhibition rooms of the Museum East Building are closed until March 2017. Currently, the Main Building is open to... More
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Emil C
31 January 2017|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
The main building will be closed in May, but they will move exhibits from the main building into the east building so they can still be viewed. See the Hiroshima Peace Museum website (web search and it is easy to find). I... More
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