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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-241-4004
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This park commemorates the explosion of the first atomic bomb, and houses the Peace Memorial Museum and monuments related to the horrific event.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-241-4004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, the museum was very crowded - thank goodness for that! The 20' round HD screen that depicts the dropping of the bomb onto Hiroshima is haunting and is alone worth the price of admission. Given the current conflict between the presidents of the US...More

Thank Howard T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the train down from Kyoto for a day trip and found peace memorial museum a truly humbling experience. Very emotional and educational I am very glad we went to understand more about this tragic moment in time. I would definitely recommend it to...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Hiroshima Peace Memorial museum when it was 33 degrees C outside, humid and hot. I enjoyed the artistic impressions and the high quality of the museum.

1  Thank Maggie T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took the Shinkansen from Osaka to Hiroshima (90 minutes) and arrived early to try and beat the crowds. There's a loop bus that can be caught under Hiroshima station, and is free for those with JR passes. There are three lines...More

1  Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 6 days ago

A bit like when we visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York City this experience can't be classified as an enjoyable day out but should not be missed. We took the audio tour, which was not required as it didn't really tell you any more...More

1  Thank mckencf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well maintained and kept. provides all the information and not only about the event but also after the event and related to the bombs and work done after that to avoid such events again. Though central hall is under renovation until July 2018 but...More

Thank Jaineshshah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everybody shoud get in this museum at least once.Just to know and feel what happened in Hiroshima and the consequences for the population who lived at that time.Impressing.

Thank gorkazm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum is very intense and powerfull. There are a lot of displays of different aspects of the effects of a-bomb. Museum is a must see in Hiroshima.

Thank Jemina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I knew all there as to know about the bombing but I learned a great deal here. They have a lot of artifacts and first hand accounts of the dreadful day. I learned a great deal.

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in August. The museum is currently undergoing renovations so it is cramped in one hall. Interesting, moving exhibitions explaining the event of Hiroshima and the impact it had. Far too many people in the museum made it impossible to read the information and...More

1  Thank Oliver K
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5 August 2017|
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5 March 2017|
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Response from Claudia F | Reviewed this property |
According to their website renovations will be held until march 2017 "Due to the renovation works, the exhibition rooms of the Museum East Building are closed until March 2017. Currently, the Main Building is open to... More
Emil C
1 February 2017|
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Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
The main building will be closed in May, but they will move exhibits from the main building into the east building so they can still be viewed. See the Hiroshima Peace Museum website (web search and it is easy to find). I... More