Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima

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For a sobering reminder of the horrors of nuclear warfare, visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. One of the museum's two wings details the history of Hiroshima, the development of and decision to use the bomb, and the following discussions surrounding nuclear warfare and disarmament. The other wing goes into detail about the devastating damage and longer-term effects of the bomb. Don't miss the A-Bomb dome on site, one of the few buildings in the area that has been left in the same condition since the day of the bombing. Use our Hiroshima trip maker app to add Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and other attractions to your Hiroshima vacation plans.
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  • The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is a must see when visiting Japan. It does a fantastic job of presenting the history of the first atomic bomb attack in a modern and easy to understand format. Digi...  more »
  • The Hiroshima Peace Memorial was a very moving remembrance of the atrocities of nuclear war. We were mesmerized and i would certainly recommend a visit to this museum. Parts of the museum are closed f...  more »
  • Impressive and shocking visit the peace Museum, which revives the dramatic fact of the city being the first in the world to suffer an atomic bombing. Videos relive the fateful August 6 when the bomb was thrown and the immediate annihilation brought about the city. Testimonials from survivors or relatives of the victims, charred objects that belonged to the inhabitants of the city, terrible photos of burns suffered overwhelming effects of radiation, all is tragic and emotional too. But that lesson is learned. After the visit in danger of developing rethinks its nuclear weapons.
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  • Lots of reading means you can easily spend hours here, but the information is well organized, compelling and easy to follow. It will give you chills but it is an important educational experience. Having traveled to other "war" museums I felt the presentation of information was very factual and non-biased, which is a difficult achievement. Highly recommend to all visitors.
  • An absolutely must in Japan! The heavy meaning of the memorial and the museums in the zone is to great for humanity. I suggest to expend from 2-3h in there to access the museum, read the meaning of every location and memorial. An excellent place for reflection as an human being.
  • It's an absolute must if your visiting Hiroshima. It's my second time here and the second time I visited this museum. Still powerful, insightful and educational. Such a monumental tragedy displayed so elegantly and beautifully makes everything you see even more devastating.
  • Very good museum although currently being partially refurbished. Due to reopen fully on 25th April 2019. Interesting information about the bomb that other museums don't cover.
  • Hiroshima peace memorial or you can say it's a museum where you go and find out how much destruction was done And how they have survived and reached the number one position in this world Peace is the only remedy for avoiding the destruction and live peaceful All types of clothes.. cycle.. bricks... bottle...iron....etc etc are kept in the museum to understand the effect they had felt.. I too feel bad but can't help it. I pray to the almighty to give strength and peace of mind to everyone in this world
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