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Mt. Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall

1-1 Heiseimachi, Shimabara 855-0879, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 957-65-5555
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Very Interesting

A well preserved example of the forces of nature. The power of a volcanic eruption is shown and is... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
SBF2
,
Houston
They spent a lot of money on this!

The staff seemed bored and shuffled us into 3 shows: a standing moving theater that put you in the... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
hadaka_naked
,
Osaka, Japan
via mobile
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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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  • Average12%
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4 Apr 2017
“Very Interesting”
1 Mar 2017
“They spent a lot of money on this!”
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1-1 Heiseimachi, Shimabara 855-0879, Nagasaki Prefecture
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+81 957-65-5555
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

A well preserved example of the forces of nature. The power of a volcanic eruption is shown and is impressive.

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The staff seemed bored and shuffled us into 3 shows: a standing moving theater that put you in the middle of the eruption, an animated/animatronic story about another eruption in the Edo period, and a science experiment. There were also videos, holograms, etc. Very interactive...More

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Reviewed 15 September 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...More

Thank Joshua H
Management response:Responded 30 December 2016

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...More

Reviewed 8 December 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...More

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