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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Jarring, horrific reminders of the devastation caused by the August 9, 1945 bombing of Nagasaki fill this historic and educational museum, which traces events preceding the bombing, the resulting destruction and the city’s restoration.
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7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is a great museum reminding mankind of the horror and distruction power of Atomic Bomb, this is happening in 1949,70 year ago, how much advanced technology now and the distruction power we have now hope that we will never another horrific even again

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank allanklchoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Makes you wonder how anyone could have done this? Moving and thought provking place you must visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CornishPasty16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An unbelievable exhibition showing the horrors of war and the devastation of an atomic bomb which killed over 70,000 innocent people, with more dying from the effects of radiation many years later. There will never be agreement on whether this action should be taken, however,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the museum visit, which can be accomplished in about 2 hours even with the Peace Park next door thrown in. There’s a QR code inside the museum which allows you to access an audio guide from your mobile phone. Had expected the visit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nataliemah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on a very warm day and was wearing shorts and t-shirt. Inside, the air conditioning was very strong and I found myself shivering, so perhaps take an extra layer. You have to pay extra for an audio guide, but there is sufficient English...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank philch1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found it an interesting and poignant tour well laid out but I found the museum tour in Hiroshima better and more of an impact. Good to do both but if only one then Hiroshima would get my vote. Having said that I did learn...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank georgematthews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone who comes to Nagasaki or even Japan needs to visit the museum. Very well designed and thought out. Well done to the curators and historians.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rares C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum tells one about Nagasaki, of course it does, but it also puts the events into context and informs of the processes that lead to the bomb being deployed. It tells of the time and the place the world was in at the time....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cnltrips
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Predictably you come away with a profound melancholy despite a certain lack of balance in how the story is told. Have never understood how the second bomb was justified (except by an inhumane desire to compare uranium and plutonium variants). But had forgotten Nagasaki was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank geejaypea888
Reviewed 8 October 2019

You cannot say it was a great visit, atomic bombs should not be allowed. However it accurately depicts the horror of and following 9 August 1945.

Date of experience: October 2019
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MNMaryMary
10 November 2019|
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Response from allanklchoo | Reviewed this property |
no, when i visited the museum it was loaded with much younger school kids, they like field study, great educational tour
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Gigi S
4 November 2019|
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Response from realdruck | Reviewed this property |
there is a 200 yen admission fee ($2.00) and it is worth it
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29 August 2017|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Too far to walk. You can do it by tram but you will need to change. Taxi is easier.
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