Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture, Nagasaki

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  • And not the Government and not so far. But the Administration still doing here? I saw the efforts of Nagasaki. The Nagasaki magistrate's Office play pretty good.
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  • Restaurant outskirts of JAZZ live dinner reservation at the Museum "event chronicles" autumn. In "talking bass concert" held in the lobby so far went out early on the day of the exhibition or try to! Airiness still irritating chatter and mind to singing + sing themselves, and free! It was a great satisfaction. Looking at HP, this information cannot be caught in advance, it is missing...? Regardless of... 18:00 start with the announcement he had a nice time now, outskirts of favorite JAZZ live is a good swing is, I don't want to hear while eating? In the said performer's feelings? I actually was informed at dessert time concert that day,... leader and vocal arrangement is inadequate or is jerky. Guitar piano purchase Nikoli books with something blunt. Doing it for many years, tired of wish and here be kinda liked the uncomfortable feeling. I want done by coasting to pay its own way, but I'm a bit strange on Christmas Eve... it seemed fun at the concert for free in the lobby, it was.
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  • Free audio guide and attentive staff. There was lots to learn on the second floor about Nagasaki and some great exhibits. However, perhaps I went at the wrong time of year. The upper floor was closed ...  more »
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  • A thorough history of Nagasaki's 300+ year history. Has a decent set of signs in English. Most of it is in Japanese. But enough in English to get the gist of the history. When we visited they had a live performance is music and a period drama.
  • They have done a really good job of portraying what happened in 1945. One feels pained and realises the sheer impact of atomic bombs on lives and property. It really drives home the message that Nagasaki should be the last bomb that fell on Earth. What is even nicer about the museum is that they even track historical events before the bomb was dropped. The exhibits are well maintained and taken care of as well. My heart goes out to all the people in Nagasaki who are survivors of the bomb or have suffered it's consequences.
  • Since the Dejima museum has added a lot of stuff in 2016 I personally think the Dejima is a better place to visit for people who don't speak Japanese and want to learn about the history of Nagasaki and Japanese foreign relations. The permanent exhibition in the Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture is however well worth the visit if you have some additional time. They do a great job telling the story of the history of Nagasaki and Japan's relationship with the outside world. There is however hardly any written English explanations. The free audio tour is quite good but did not cover the entire exhibition. We also visited the temporary Studio Ghibli exhibition. Sadly there was no English audio or text anywhere in the exhibition. Since this was quite an expensive exhibition and since we asked for the audio tour, it would have been nice if they could have told us this.
  • Does have English audio guide, but it could improve on it. Great museum with a clear narative describing the history of Nagasaki.
  • Small but interesting exhibits of the city such as trade and life in ancient times. Excellent gift store. One section on second floor has a historic recrestion (?) Of an old Japanese house.

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