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Mt. Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall

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Address: 1-1 Heiseimachi, Shimabara 855-0879, Nagasaki Prefecture
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What has happened in this area and what has remained from the beginning of...

What has happened in this area and what has remained from the beginning of Heisei eruption in1990 November till the declaration of ceasing eruption in 1996. We will leave the lesson of the disaster and natural treats for future generations without weathering. We present exhibitions dividing 11zones which are about volcano and prevention of its disaster beside Heisei eruption theater where you can simulate the experience of pyroclastic debris flow on the great power dome screen. It is only and unique Museum where you can learn about Volcano with simulated experience .

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Stopped by here after catching the bus to the buried houses. We let the driver know we we wanted to see the buried houses so he would stop at the correct stop. The museum is about... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 14, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Stopped by here after catching the bus to the buried houses. We let the driver know we we wanted to see the buried houses so he would stop at the correct stop. The museum is about a 10-15 min walk from there. It is an excellent museum showing the inner workings of a volcano and the events of the eruption.... More 

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Thank you verry much for your visiting in our museum. It is a good choice of the trip which you have been to the buried houses and this museum. We hope to visit Shimabara to see both the volcano and the human lives using the blessing from the volcano. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2014

The staff are very helpful to foreign visitors making sure you get an audio headset, it's working and chaperoning between the exhibits which have programmed start times. You get an idea of the power of the eruption although some of the video is on the internet which possibility is too frightening to show at the exhibition although reference is made... More 

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