Great museum to visit. We went to a few museums and this was one of the best. From Kyoto to Hiroshima was about 1 hour and 30 minutes. If you have JR Pass there's no charge for the bus to the museum. There are volunteers...More
About Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
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We visited the museum without any preconceived ideas on what we'd see or feel but walked out feeling very somber but also peaceful. Not sure if this was the calm feeling after the many many years of pain and suffering experience by the locals. Well...More
Located in the Peace Memorial Park, this is a well considered collection of items showing life before, during and after the explosion, together with the story of the A Bomb development . It really makes the horror real, with numerous exhibits of everyday items, clothing...More
Unfortunately for us there were a lot of renovations happening when we visited and a lot of the museum was closed. But what we saw was very informative and powerful. The museum gives you a good feeling of what it might have been like to...More
While my mom and dad experienced the horrors and hardships of war, we revisit the place to remember that devastating history and to give thanks that our generation have learned from them and carried on living this life.
Excellent attraction to do with your kids and teenagers or by yourself. There is a certainty! You will feel the pain and think about it for a long, long time! My two daughters, age 10 and 11 was totally involved in the tour, they were...More