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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

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Address: 7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 95-844-1231
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Jarring, horrific reminders of the devastation caused by the August 9, 1945...

Jarring, horrific reminders of the devastation caused by the August 9, 1945 bombing of Nagasaki fill this historic and educational museum, which traces events preceding the bombing, the resulting destruction and the city’s restoration.

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A Living History of WWII

A living history of World War II and telling us how technology acts as a double edge sword. Worth to travel all the way to Nagasaki, to visit a place which is also a victim of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A living history of World War II and telling us how technology acts as a double edge sword. Worth to travel all the way to Nagasaki, to visit a place which is also a victim of WWII.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Three years ago I visited Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and was deeply moved by the experience. The museum in Nagasaki is no less moving though it is of a smaller scale the exhibition is well put together and sobering.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It felt like visiting a sacred place, very moving. It touches your soul. Everything is thoroughly explained. A real-size atomic bomb like the one that was dropped in Nagasaki is displayed, as well as objects found and the story of their owners. Effects of the radiations are clearly documented and it leads to ask ourselves as human being, how mean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a place that can make you weep, make you angry, make you pray and make you want to hold someone and tell them we can't let this happen again. It's more than a museum, it's the story of destruction and senselessness. So many innocent civilians killed in a single moment of time, and this, in some ways, is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody needs to see this! You understand senselessness of any war, you feel innocent victims pain and suffering. You will remain speechless and truly shaken.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The outside of this museum gives the impression that it is a small place but the depth and extent of displays and information are truly outstanding. It's difficult to imagine the horror of the nuclear holocaust but here at least you get a glimpse, in fact much more than that, of it's devastating effect. I had already seen the peace... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very special place. When going to Nagasaki, you really need to see it. I liked it better than Hiroshima's Museum - I think it explores the appeal to peace more than showing pictures of wounded people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Naturally this was on our to see list when planning for our trip to Nagasaki but nothing can prepare you for the impact of seeing the reality of the bomb. The museum is very well put together, informative and powerful. A must see for first timers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was fortunate to team up by accident with an Israeli youth for a joint-visit to this museum and related sites. Neither or us said much of anything about this museum visit, but we silently and separately spent a lot of time (more than 1 hour, at least) there. On arriving back at my hotel, I ran into other foreigners... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are only 2 spots in the world where atomic bomb was actually dropped to destroy the humanity. One is Hiroshima and the other is here in Nagasaki. This museum displays and explains the tragedy with peaceful messages though it still makes you sad and think if it was really necessary to drop it here after the first Hiroshima bomb).... More 

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