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Address: No.418 Shuiximen Road, Jianye District | west bound Metro Line 2 / Yunjinlu Station Exit 2, Nanjing 210017, China
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This is a first class presentation on a terrible part of human history. Very informative, well laid out museum. Details are well documented in excruciating detail. I have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a first class presentation on a terrible part of human history. Very informative, well laid out museum. Details are well documented in excruciating detail. I have previously visited Auschwitz Concentration Camps and Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial, so was somewhat emotionally prepared for what I was walking into. Another sobering reminder that we all need to love and respect... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really well done museum; however, I recommend arriving when it opens to avoid the massive and pushy Chinese crowd.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good presentations, narratives on the Massacre period. Examples were present to illustrates and keep a constant reminder to people to value world peace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The massacre which occurred here is meticulously researched and presented. There is way too much to take in if you were to try and read and see everything. It's pretty clear the atrocities were significant and had/have a big impact on the Chinese people. There is a constant theme of remembrance and an appeal for peace and harmony. I also... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum was crowded on the Saturday afternoon of our visit. Before entering the museum we walked by a series of sculptures depicting heart-wrenching scenes. This memorial does not hold back on displaying the atrocities of the massacre, and its impact is powerful. After exiting the exhibition, visitors pass through solemn displays of victims' remains. A peaceful garden at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Of course, there are cruel pictures and videos, but this museum shows one of the most important parts of Nanjing's history. It's absolutely worth it to visit and has a good a didactical approach. Maybe, just avoid the crowds and go there early morning. To get prepared, we watched the film "John Rabe" a few days before. It also shows... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

My husband and i visited during spring festival and it was pretty crowded but worth it. You should be mentally prepared as you will see many crude images of war, death and devastation which can be a bit morbid at times. Still is a good reminder of human cruelty and a good historic lesson.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Well worth a visit, can be very emotional at times and shows the true devastation of war and the atrocities which are a consequence. Some of the things and photos shown are very chilling and may not be suitable for young children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you cherish peace, come visit the Nanjing Memorial and see the horror and atrocities of war. Be prepared, photos here are graphic with brutality. My wife and I visited here during the Lunar New Year holidays, so it was quite crowded as everywhere here in China is during the Spring Festival. However, the wait and the crowds were worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great Museum with lots of exhibits! Had a great time reviewing the history and I need to go back when I have more time. If you're interested in no holds barred WWII history, then this is a must see when you're in the neighborhood.

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