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Address: 5-83 Moto machi, Naka ku, Hiroshima 730-0011, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-222-5346

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This building got 4 stores . Wat I know is my 2 kids super happy to play there for 1:20 minutes cos I went the late and it close on 5 pm. The entrance is free and clean. Japan... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2013
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a fabulous free museum--in America you would be charged at least $15 per kid to climb, explore, do science projects and all sorts of hands on activities. My kids, ages 6, 8 and 10, spent at least 3-4 hours here and were not bored when we walked out. It was a great way to allow them to burn... More 

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Northern Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My twins are almost 12 and still enjoyed this place. There is a full size steam engine outside they climbed on. Inside were the usual physic investigation games found in most science exploration museums. The kids could investigate colour, light, electricity, magnets, mirrors, solar power train set, etc. All in Japanese. There was a climbing frame/tunnels for kids to move... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

A very creative and wonderful place to visit with children. Or even by yourself and elderly! There are few activities to play and see! The entrance is FREE but staffs couldn't speak much English. However, they were very eager and friendly to help translate things and explain about the place to you!

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Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Gives everyone an appreciation and understanding of what it must of been like all those years ago. Well worth a visit, if in the area

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

Overall this place has seen much better days. However, it is free and no charge. So if you are around Hiroshima Castle or Peace Memorial Park, you could stop here in between with the children so they can get some energy out and run around and explore. They had fun, so that is what matters. I'd even be okay with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

This building got 4 stores . Wat I know is my 2 kids super happy to play there for 1:20 minutes cos I went the late and it close on 5 pm. The entrance is free and clean. Japan is a very good country when u bring kids come cos the toilet even public toilet also super clean. Whereas u... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2013

Stumbled across this museum with my 2 year old boys. Nice interactive games and puzzles and the 2nd floor giant train set that allows children to control a train each was great fun. Some of the exhibits seemed to be closed and looking at them it may have been a health and safety issue. There is a real train outside... More 

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