Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima

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For a sobering reminder of the horrors of nuclear warfare, visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. One of the museum's two wings details the history of Hiroshima, the development of and decision to use the bomb, and the following discussions surrounding nuclear warfare and disarmament. The other wing goes into detail about the devastating damage and longer-term effects of the bomb. Don't miss the A-Bomb dome on site, one of the few buildings in the area that has been left in the same condition since the day of the bombing. Use our Hiroshima trip maker app to add Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and other attractions to your Hiroshima vacation plans.
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  • This is a very important and moving experience. The grounds of the Memorial are stunning and poignant. The museum itself is beautifully done and conveys the horrific nature of what happened on a very....  more »
  • Free entry..near the Atomic Dome...worth visit when you are in the area..worth visiting the peace memorial park too..  more »
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  • Must-do for all Japan visitors. Probably the best set up of any museum I’ve ever visited. Informative, well presented and very touching with personal stories of victims of 6 August 1945. Focus on the human suffering due to the A-bomb drops in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the clear call for such a drop never to happen again in human history - “no one else should ever suffer as we have”. Thank you, City if Hiroshima, for such a strong signal for humanity and world peace
  • We took the auditour {400¥, you might bring your own 3.5mm headphones if you prefer) which has a bit more background story but there is also a lot more information to read. Took us a good 2 hours through the museum and we didn't read everything, so take your time for this one. I thought it was a bit crowded at some points. There is a lot of information so you might want to be selective throughout the museum.
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