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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

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This park commemorates the explosion of the first atomic bomb, and houses the Peace Memorial Museum and monuments related to the horrific event.
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1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-241-4004
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Reviewed today via mobile

You need 45 minutes to complete the route. We arrived at 17:15 and it was OK . Additional 15 minutes would some it up ( it closes at 18:00). There is a lot of information about war history. Atom built history and Bomb affect. There...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must see. Very good information. Nice layout. Hiroshima before and after the Atomic bomb. Alot information can be accessed by tv screens individuallly.

Thank RieksLok
Reviewed yesterday

The museum shows the before and after pictures of Hiroshima which shows the absolute devastation caused by the Atom Bomb. It describes how people were literally vaporized by the heat and displays the melted remains of men, women and children. It describes the lives of...More

Thank I H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on a public holiday and it was very busy. Sometimes you are 3-4 people deep trying to read something in very small print and the surge of the crowd keeps pushing you along without one getting the chance to read and take it all...More

Thank bizotraveler
Reviewed 4 days ago

We could have spent many more hours here reading, watching, listening to first hand accounts of that ill-feted time now in history. They have done a sensational job in putting together keep sake items along with the photos of the day means this really should...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A complete range of information available from the science of atomic warfare through to the remains of personal items. A little boys bicycle all burnt and bent is on display showing the level of human suffering

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and you will never doubt the necessity of world wide peace. A truly moving experience. Please behave properly and wear modest clothing. This is not a place for flip-flops and selfies.

Thank makr80
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum presents a fascinating insight into the dropping of the bomb and has many key documents and artefacts from the sad event.

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My second time visiting the museum, and just as powerful as the first time. The main building is under reconstruction, so only the east (?) building is open. A part of the main building's exhibition is temporarily moved there, too. It's fairly newly reconstructed and...More

1  Thank EFox K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really well done museum. Provides a lot of information, not just on the devastating effects of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, but also the negative effects worldwide of nuclear weapons. There are a lot of personal stories contributed by people who lived through the atomic...More

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Fatima Z
July 30, 2018|
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Response from Rommel M | Reviewed this property |
The entry fee is only required for the museum. Entrance to the park itself where the Dome is located is free.
Linsey H
July 13, 2018|
Response from Marcel B | Reviewed this property |
I think it will be in 2019
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Likes2travel_13 | Reviewed this property |
You can get there by electric rail or by bus. Buses only take exact change, but you can use your pasmo card or, if you have a JR pass, get on the red tour bus (FREE WITH YOUR JR PASS!) and it will stop at the most popular... More