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Great scene-setter for the Gunkanjima boat trip

I had a combined ticket for both this & the boat trip to the Gunkanjima coal island: the most cost... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
ignatius455
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Dorking, United Kingdom
Worth the visit

Even if it's a little pricy we enjoyed it. Technology is great and we could really see what the... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2016
Frédéric S
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Dec 30, 2017
“Falls short”
May 19, 2017
“Great scene-setter for the Gunkanjima boat trip”
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5-6 Matsugaemachi, Nagasaki 850-0921, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

The museum is expensive (¥1,800) and really only worth it because you get priority boarding rights for the boat to Hashima Island when you buy museum tickets. Borderline Japanese nationalist propaganda. No mention of Chinese/Korean forced labor used on Hashima Island, which was disappointing.

Thank Zachary H
Reviewed May 19, 2017

I had a combined ticket for both this & the boat trip to the Gunkanjima coal island: the most cost effective way I suspect. This compact museum, easily accessible via tram from the main station & a short walk, gives a historical record plus a...More

Thank ignatius455
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Even if it's a little pricy we enjoyed it. Technology is great and we could really see what the life on the island was back then. Also the videos and the 3D elements are well made and impressive. We couldn't make it for the cruise....More

Thank Frédéric S
Reviewed April 6, 2016

I missed out on a cruise due to weather so I came in here. The price is 1800 yen - compared to 4300 yen for an actual cruise. You start off with a mesmerising wall-long film about the island, with things like moving photos and...More

1  Thank mrdom
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Small but incredible museum. They have a lot of cool technical stuff there that will stun not only your children! It feels like you are creating your own documentary and its also heavily English supported. The museum is perfect in combination with the trip to...More

3  Thank Yves A
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