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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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+81 95-844-1231
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thought provoking ,Historic museum ,to advise what the horrors of war can bring ,very solemn and disheartening feelings looking at some of the artefacts/photos/and descriptions from that horrifying moment in history , its worth taking your time to take in the meaning of all this...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum shows the horrors of what a nuclear bomb and war can do to mankind. Man's inhumanity to man is so well shown here. Thousands of innocent people killed and maimed and there are still people alive today suffering from the effects of this...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

the right place for the people all over this world to reminisce how brutality of war, it's quite sad and provoking historical museum, here with the aspiration message from cenotaph for the A-bomb victims, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum "please rest in peace, we shall not...More

Thank Huang W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This excellent museum tells the horrors of nuclear war. It's a must visit on any trip to Nagasaki. Sad and thought-provoking

Thank John W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for all of us. The adjacent peace building is also very moving. For the gas bags complaining about schoolchildren in the way-well perhaps you weren't so fortunate to be taken on field trips as a child but despite their laughter and noise...More

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the most interesting place I have visited a world of education in one place, so easy to get to, we took the tram from the port and found that it was so easy to use, and very cheap.

Thank William D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must to visit when you are in Nagasaki !!! Nice architect building. A small fee for a nice museum to remind us a sad event on Earth. Nicely done up. Lot of items including part of a church are on display. Just follow the...More

Thank Randy T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were so many Japanese school parties here and the children clearly did not understand the significance of the place. It felt totally surreal to be so distraught and moved while surrounded by a sea of laughter and exuberance. I shall never forget the experience....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this museum very interesting, although there was a lot to visitors it was not crowded . I was glad to see a few schools there of Japanese children, There was a small cafe there where we had a nice cup of coffee and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must see if your in Nagasaki thought provoking and very interesting, meeting a survivor in the peace park was an unexpected honor

Thank Mark W
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Tinkerbell24
August 28, 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.
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Sandy L
June 22, 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
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Andrea M
December 7, 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
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