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Peace Osaka

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Sadness, but left with further questions

As previous reviewers have stated it is impossible to visit this museum without being moved by the... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
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Worth Visiting; A Thought-Provoking Reminder Of The Devastating Bombing Raids on Osaka during World War 2

I am extremely familiar about the American bombings on Japan during the closing stages of World War... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Jakarta, Indonesia
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2-1 Osaka Castle Park, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0002, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A good museum to visit after a long walk around the park. A lot of interesting things to look at and the staff are friendly and provide English speaking electronic guide.

Thank Lukejdstravels
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Perhaps the name Osaka International Peace Center also known as the Peace Center contributes to it being slightly off the radar when it comes to Osaka Museums, but during our recent stay in Osaka I googled "WWII Osaka Museum" and that's how we found out...More

Thank kaukau
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

As previous reviewers have stated it is impossible to visit this museum without being moved by the first hand accounts of suffering in Osaka during WW2. However there is little mentioned about the cause and effect of the war. Apparently displays were changed in 2015...More

Thank cmaryr
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I am extremely familiar about the American bombings on Japan during the closing stages of World War 2, but this peace center completely swayed my thoughts on the bombings. Memories, paintings, and photos of the large-scale incendiary bombings of Osaka line the walls. Top tips...More

Thank Kenneth_0526
Reviewed 16 September 2017

When visiting the centre it is very clear that somebody is in deep denial. That the city of Hiroshima is in itself a memorial to the people who were killed and maimed. It is very sobering to walk through the centre and not be affected...More

7  Thank David R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Interesting documentation of the air raids upon Osaka and the reconciliation efforts for global peace.

Thank yongcarmenjw
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I am 4th generation Japanese-American and visited with my first generation Korean-American wife and daughters (ages 12 and 11). We are so used to our own perspective; it's interesting and educational to visit a museum chronicling a war in which Americans were the enemy. It's...More

4  Thank gocats89
Reviewed 13 April 2017

felt this attraction was underrated by tripadvisor - we were a group of 5 Canadians and all found this museum very informative and insightful. there are free English audio guides and the museum offers a very unbiased representation of Japan's involvement in the WWII conflicts....More

1  Thank Canadaunistudent
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Fascinating. It's about the Us bombing raids on Osaka. Dreadful consequences. Horrific. But no mention of why. The content is absent. That's what makes it fascinating. Do go.

Thank DMS123
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This museum is not huge but has plenty of interesting stuff to see. It's spread over 3 floors. Gives a good run down of the impact of allied bombing in Japanese cities. The audio tour is free. Worth visiting after you visit the castle as...More

1  Thank James G
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