Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a memorial park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan. It is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack, and to the memories of the bomb's direct and indirect victims (of whom there may have been as many as 140,000).

The location of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was once the city’s busiest downtown commercial and residential district. The park was built on open field that was created by the explosion. Today there are a number of memorials and monuments, museums, and lecture halls, which draw over a million visitors annually. The annual 6 August Peace Memorial Ceremony, which is sponsored by the city of Hiroshima, is also held in the park. The purpose of the Peace Memorial Park is to not only memorialize the victims, but also to establish the memory of nuclear horrors and advocate world peace.

Admission: Adults ¥50, Students ¥30

Details:

Average Cost: 0 - 1,000 JPY
Website: http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/top_e.html
Contact Number: 082-241-4004
Contact Email: hpcf@pcf.city.hiroshima.jp
Hours of Operation:

March-July

8:30-18:00

 

August

8:30-19:00

(Open until 20:00 on August 5 and 6)

September-November

8:30-18:00

 

December-February

8:30-17:00

 

*Entrance is closed 30 minutes before closing time.

Listing Type: Activities - Museums

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Location Information:

Address: 1-2 Nakajimama-cho
City: Hiroshima
Prefecture: Hiroshima
Country: Japan

Closest Station: Fukuromachi, Fukuromachi

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I went there this spring and it was amazing. The museum was beautiful and I really learned a lot about the Japanese side of the bombing. I would highly recommend anyone going to Japan to go see the Dome and the museum.

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