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Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture

1-1-1 Tateyama, Nagasaki 850-0007, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-818-8366
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Great trip

Five coworkers and myself made a trip to Nagasaki, five days ago. The guide we had spoke very good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Diego, California

Good to visit the museum first and go for the tour in Nagasaki. Tickets at 600 yen and the audio... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
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1-1-1 Tateyama, Nagasaki 850-0007, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-818-8366
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five coworkers and myself made a trip to Nagasaki, five days ago. The guide we had spoke very good English, and kept all of us interested. with useful facts. Take your time, and enjoy the museum! A lot of Christian and Chinese history is related...More

Thank Noel_92101
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Good to visit the museum first and go for the tour in Nagasaki. Tickets at 600 yen and the audio aid is free! Museum is foreigner friendly.

Thank wayne_toh87
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Nice museum. There is small souvenir shop at the entrance. The museum itself is nicely done but mostly explained in Japanese. There is free audio guide in English and Korean, so you can ask for it. One interesting thing here, there is a costume play...More

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I was positively surprised to get an English audio guide free of charge. Even if it does not include all the exhibits it helps a lot to understand the complexity of Nagasaki´s history and culture. It was a bit dissapointing that on the day when...More

Thank Martha N
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A very good museum, although English information is a bit scarce. While the permanent collection is quite interesting, the highlight of my visit was a short theatre representation of an Edo period trial. It was performed in Japanese, but I was given an English synopsis...More

1  Thank B0ghi
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Trying to understand the history of Nagasaki, this museum is quite informative. There are English audio guides, although it was a bit annoying that not all exhibits had a number corresponding to the guide, and confusing that there were numbers on the guide not used...More

Thank Guitaravaganza
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We went to this museum as part of a tour of Nagasaki. It is a medium sized museum with a good collection of artifacts from ancient to modern times that are tastefully displayed. It also outlines the evolution of Japanese history and its interaction with...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Because of this museum, and the Glover Residence, I was able to find out that Nagasaki was once Japan's forerunner in Sciences, Medicine, and Technology. Pay special attention to the infusion of western influences through trading in Dejima, a man-made island where foreigners could do...More

Thank GalaMundo
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is the local agency of the central government in the Edo Period - Nagasaki Magistrate's Office.

Thank Viviane K
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Great images and historical artifacts, covering a period that includes Japanese introversion. Very peaceful and relaxing

Thank Colin T
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