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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-241-4004
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Reviewed yesterday

The Hiroshima Peace Park is not a site to be missed on a Hiroshima visit. The museum is well laid out and the staff helpful.

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed yesterday

We expected to do a quick walking tour of the museum, but we ended up spending about 2 hours inside, reading almost all the exhibit descriptions, watching the videos and truly empathizing with the civilians who suffered through this horrible tragedy. The theme at the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is such an important museum, it’s only topic is the ABomb but they have various topics around this, some of the exhibits are confronting but overall it’s something you can’t keep your eyes off, think it was like ¥300 to get in, worth it!...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Peace abounds in this area. Each exhibit it thoughtfully done and well worth the time to explore and visit. A lot to see in this area. Do not skip over anything.

Thank TAMAN1951
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited both the museum in Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Although the theme is similar, I found the exhibits at the Hiroshima museum more comprehensive and also the perspective presented more balanced. The segment on the parents’ recollections of the memories of their children was especially...More

Thank MYS07
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a very good museum with many insightful displays. It was sad and moving to see the artifacts from atom bomb victims.

Thank Kristinh1209
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very informative museum on different levels , portraying the history and aftermath of a terrible event in history, very similar to Nagasaki , with artefacts film shows and displays of items from the aftermath of the bomb , its very popular with both Japanese and...More

Thank mickknap
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Reviewed 4 days ago

How can human beings behave in such a way . Look for the watch that stopped at 8.15 . and the photograph of the grandmother with her grandchildren and how they were killed . If this does not bring a lump in your throat nothing...More

Thank Chayan D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

i cant say it is a PLEASANT experience but one that we should all do...so that there can never be a repeat. The displays are very good but it is a little disapppointing at the moment as it is under reconstruction and some of the...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Sobering experience offering a profound awareness regarding what brought World War II to a close; of the live lost and of the lives saved. In addition, as an American visiting Japan's Ground Zero, we were approached by schoolchildren who wanted to engage us in conversation...More

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Hannah_Manila
9 June 2018|
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Response from School70 | Reviewed this property |
A tourist bus just outside the station will take you there. And if you have a valid JR pass, then the tide is free 🇯🇵
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Kendra B
29 May 2018|
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Response from Janet T | Reviewed this property |
I would say definitely the museum and a walk in the peace park and, depending on your views, you may find something in the ruined hospital at the A-Bomb site. It wasn't for me though! There are some nice tranquil parks and... More
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dol2065
10 February 2018|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes get the hop on and off bus and walk in to the museum. There is no queing.
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