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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

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

Very well done and modern museum about the atomic bombing and aftermath. Nicely well-rounded too, and not just one perspective. Must visit when in Nagasaki. Much better museum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very well done and modern museum about the atomic bombing and aftermath. Nicely well-rounded too, and not just one perspective. Must visit when in Nagasaki. Much better museum than the atomic bomb museum in Hiroshima which is less well rounded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Horror and sadness, that the first impresion when visiting this museum. For the young generation, we can learn the impact of war especially atomic bomb. Let's make peace not war.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If ever you needed confirmation of the horrors of any war, never mind Atomic War this museum handles the dreadful subject in a thoughtful and thought provoking way .

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Kumamoto, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I liked the Nagasaki atomic bomb museum but the Hiroshima one is more touchy. Like Hiroshima in Nagasaki museum they are not blaming any one and focusing on the severity of nuclear weapons. If anyone is visiting Kyushu then he/she should not miss this museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This museum is very well put together. Lots of great exhibits and a wealth of information! Plan to spend a few hours taking it all in.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If you are ever in Nagasaki, please visit the Atomic Bomb Museum. Exhibits have detailed reconstruction or actual artifacts from the events before, during, and after the bomb dropped. Some items can be very graphic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Smaller then Hiroshima Museum but more serene to walk though and think about what happened then Beside Museum is Peace Park

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Unbelievable! If Hiroshima wasn't bad enough, this was the unnecessary final nail in the coffin, literally. If you get the chance, visit this place and see what devastation was caused!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

At this museum you will find a very accurate description of the events leading to the dropping of the bomb above Nagasaki. The minutes, even seconds are described before the bombing. Horrific pictures of burnt people, corpses and an aerial picture of it's massive destruction are displayed as well as personal belongings of victims. The way this bomb could be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Not a huge place but well worth the visit. The museum isn't just the only place to visit. Just around the corner is the peace garden and the spot where the bomb was dropped. People there are really friendly and will happily direct you where to go.

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Additional Information about Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

Address: 7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 95-844-1231
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Nagasaki Prefecture  >  Nagasaki
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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