Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

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The museum is located on a hill overlooking the center of the explosion from the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki. Pictures of Nagasaki before and after the bombing as well as structures and everyday items which survived the explosion are displayed in the museum in story-like fashion. Patrons are allowed to touch some of the exhibits which convey to the present the horrors of the atomic bomb. Multilingual exhibit descriptions and audio guides are available. A five-minute walk from the Hamaguchi-machi stop on the tramway.

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Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Hiranomachi 7-8 map map Map
[Apr./Sep.--Mar.] 8:30-17:30 [May--Aug.] 8:30-18:30 [8/7-8/9] 8:30-20:00 * Last entry until 30 minutes before closing
[Admission fee]
[Elementary/Junior high school students]100yen
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Available(Standard size61spaces, Bus 12spaces)
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Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 8, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Learn the past & ensure it doesn’t happen in future again.
    5.0 Reviewed : 2023.06.10
    A place to learn about the devastation of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki & its effect on her people. There is entrance fee to enter some parts of the museum. There is another section that it doesn’t...
  • Worth a visit and to pick up a book on the accounts of the atomic bomb survivors
    5.0 Reviewed : 2023.06.01
    Very good museum to visit at ground zero of the bombing. and I suggest you pick up at least one book there of survivor accounts. From the tram stop you will have to walk a few blocks uphill to the...
  • Boomimg Exhibation.
    4.0 Reviewed : 2023.04.20
    The exhibition shown the story of the booming day and after effect. Moreover, it show assumption of booming site selection.

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