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Jarring, horrific reminders of the devastation caused by the August 9, 1945 bombing of Nagasaki fill this historic and educational museum, which traces events preceding the bombing, the resulting destruction and the city’s restoration.
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We reached this museum by city tram from the Nagasaki train station. There was an uphill walk about 10 min from the tram station to the museum. Entrance fee is 200yen for adults, well worth it. We paid 150yen for an English audio guide. The...More
Is a great museum reminding mankind of the horror and distruction power of Atomic Bomb, this is happening in 1949,70 year ago, how much advanced technology now and the distruction power we have now hope that we will never another horrific even again
An unbelievable exhibition showing the horrors of war and the devastation of an atomic bomb which killed over 70,000 innocent people, with more dying from the effects of radiation many years later. There will never be agreement on whether this action should be taken, however,...More
Thoroughly enjoyed the museum visit, which can be accomplished in about 2 hours even with the Peace Park next door thrown in. There’s a QR code inside the museum which allows you to access an audio guide from your mobile phone. Had expected the visit...More
I visited on a very warm day and was wearing shorts and t-shirt. Inside, the air conditioning was very strong and I found myself shivering, so perhaps take an extra layer.
You have to pay extra for an audio guide, but there is sufficient English...More
I found it an interesting and poignant tour well laid out but I found the museum tour in Hiroshima better and more of an impact. Good to do both but if only one then Hiroshima would get my vote. Having said that I did learn...More
This museum tells one about Nagasaki, of course it does, but it also puts the events into context and informs of the processes that lead to the bomb being deployed. It tells of the time and the place the world was in at the time....More
Predictably you come away with a profound melancholy despite a certain lack of balance in how the story is told.
Have never understood how the second bomb was justified (except by an inhumane desire to compare uranium and plutonium variants). But had forgotten Nagasaki was...More