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A 'must visit' Museum in Nagasaki

I have never heard of Dr Takashi Nagai until we visited the Nagasaki Atomic Museum this week in... read more

Reviewed today
Philip C
Singapore, Singapore
Both heart warming and heart rending

This is a small museum dedicated to the short life of Dr. Takashi Nagai. I knew very little about... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
Saskatoon, Canada
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“A 'must visit' Museum in Nagasaki”
Mar 26, 2017
“Both heart warming and heart rending”
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22-6 Uenomachi, Nagasaki 852-8113, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-844-3496
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Reviewed today

I have never heard of Dr Takashi Nagai until we visited the Nagasaki Atomic Museum this week in July 2018. I managed to get a detailed map of the location of the Nagasaki City Nagai Takashi Memorial Museum and his 'home' which is next to...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

This is a small museum dedicated to the short life of Dr. Takashi Nagai. I knew very little about him when we went to the museum and was truly inspired by his life and death. All of the displays have english and the two short...More

2  Thank Jenn-in-veil
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The story of Dr. Nagai is very noble and inspiring. The video presentation depicting the life and works of Dr. Nagai is a must see. The message really is nobody wins in war.

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Reviewed March 6, 2016

This small musuem is only a short walk from the Peace Park and worth the Y100 entry. We watched 2 videos and read about Takasisan's life. A wise man indeed.

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you've heard about Dr. Takashi Nagai, or even if you've never heard of him, you owe it to yourself to visit his museum. It's within easy walking distance of the Peace Park and it's not very large - you can see the exhibits in...More

1  Thank EugeneLA
Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

It costs 100 yen and takes about 30 minutes to go through. It's just one room. They have lots of information in English. It tells the story of a doctor and his contributions during and after the war as well as his struggle with leukemia....More

Thank 282jellybean25
Reviewed January 10, 2015

I have never heard of this person until I saw an exhibit about him at the Atomic Bomb Museum, and I'm so glad that I came across this small museum between the Peace Park and Urakami Cathedral. For only 100 yen, you can easily spend...More

1  Thank trekkingwith
Reviewed September 18, 2014

Nyokodo, literally meaning "the chamber for those who love others like their loved ones", is really a tiny space where Dr Takashi Nagai spent his last couple of years while suffering the severe radiation side effects. The small museum next to it exhibits his books...More

1  Thank ggm_hk
Reviewed October 15, 2013

On my way to Urakami Cathedral I visited this little museum in memory of Dr Takashi Nagai, author of 'The Bells of Nagasaki'. Radiologist by profession, Dr Nagai survived the Second Atomic Bomb dropped on Nagasaki in 1945, he dedicated last years of his life...More

1  Thank bougainville30a
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