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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-844-1231
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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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7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A timely reminder of the destruction mankind can bring to this world. It was an emotional journey but everyone needs a reminder now and then.

Thank jaye_w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with colleagues in October. What an overwhelming exoerience. Seeing all the death and destruction created by the bomb in just few seconds. , the after effects felt by people to this day..... It makes you chill to your bones. Spending few hours in the...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although I’ve lived in Japan for several years in the past (more than six years), I never had a chance to go to Nagasaki to see the museum, although I’ve been to Hiroshima several times. On a recent onsen trip to the Eastern part of...More

Thank mapglobal2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as informative as Hiroshima's atomic museum. But since it is a history that every human being should not forget, still worth a visit. The museum is on the hill. Take taxi if you go with elderly.

Thank Co Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a couple of hours here absorbing the information and looking at the exhibits, some of which are very graphic. The day before I left the city I went back to use the library there, there are many books in English and also a...More

Thank S H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in Hiroshima Bomb museum and Nagasaki is comparatively small and less visitors. However, atomic bomb reminds us war is terrifying and all of us should keep peace in mind.

Thank hkgphilip
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is so well put together, worth allowing a few hours to go through, partly to read the detail in the exhibits but also because of the volume of visitors. Very respectfully done considering the sadness so many families have gone through then kindly donated...More

Thank FullBackpack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is organized and give all the relevant information for the visitor. You will know the details and see the pictures.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finally aware why I'm here at Nagasaki. Where the World war 2 started from here.. Open my eyes to study about 1945 aug 9, the 2nd nuclear atom drop on top of the sky of a Chruch, death n hurt about 14k ppl.. not a...More

Thank OttilieNg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since this museum is the top "must see" in Hiroshima, it was very crowded in the morning because a cruise ship was in port. There are many interactive displays, short films and English descriptions throughout the museum. On display is a mock up of the...More

Thank Dushi-NY
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28 August 2017|
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Response from SingBob | Reviewed this property |
Too far to walk. You can do it by tram but you will need to change. Taxi is easier.
Sandy L
22 June 2017|
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Response from Matt E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's not something a traveller would usually know but feel free to ask the organization themselves
Andrea M
7 December 2016|
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Response from Jakki P | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest 2.5-3 hours total is sufficient for the museum. There can be crowds at some exhibits and all are worth viewing, take your time to read the placards presented in several languages. Arrive early if you're in a... More