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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 via mobile

It is worth visiting to think and reflect. It is a touching place full of meaning. Word leaders with unstable character and a temper ought to visit it and reflect on its meaning, particularly thinking on the meaning of those lives under their command.

Thank Miguel B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A detailed account of the conditions that led to bombing of Hiroshima and the devastating affects it had on humanity for generations to come- a must see and read and see as much as you can. This is not an easy tour and it takes...More

Thank Elie B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely need to stop by museum to understand history and reflect on its importance. The main building is currently under renovation but the secondary section is still opened. It’s smaller so expect it to be a bit crowded than normal. Check website for latest update...More

Thank Andrew L
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hiroshima is a high developed Japanese town - "Mazda-Town" home of this famous brand ! Hiroshima was punished by 1st nuclear bomb in 1945 .... Memorial island and the Peace Museum give you a great impression of a huge human mistake ! go there and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This review will be short, but deeply meaningful. As travellers, we all have a duty to visit places that have ultimately changed the face of humanity in the 20th & 21st Centuries. Places like the Killing Fields in Cambodia, the American War Museum in Ho...More

Thank Hoppy22
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Standing on the very grounds where the first atomic bomb was dropped in history, this museum serves as a profound reminder about the horrors of war. Many exhibits focus on the fateful day that the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Be sure to visit...More

Thank moviegeekjn
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Touching and informative museum covering many aspects of the atomic bomb in general and - of course - in Hiroshima in particular. The information is mainly communicated as a lot of text on numerous boards. Survivours' testimonials are on display and there is a computer...More

Thank Lene R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very moving, and educational visit to a museum and had photos that bought me to tears. We also visited park and A Bomb Dome which l’ll never forget.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

doing earthquake renovations so only half the museum available to view. Lots of displays - good souvenir shop.

Thank TravellingTurts
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our group of 6 was in search of the Atomic Bomb Dome & Peace Park located in the heart of Hiroshima city. We used the Hiroden Street car & got off directly across from a building known as the the Atomic Bomb Dome. I assure...More

Thank brown4866
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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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albino619
12 January 2018|
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Response from matu4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It’s open on weekends as well. You can choose the language on the website. Yes. Weekends are open as well. If you have a chance, please go there.
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5 August 2017|
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