Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

Local name長崎原爆資料館
LocationNagasaki, Japan

The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is in the city of Nagasaki, Japan. The museum is a remembrance to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by the United States of America 9 August 1945 at 11:02:35 am. Next to the museum is the Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, built in 2003. The bombing marked a new era in war, making Nagasaki a symbolic location for a memorial. The counterpart in Hiroshima is the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. These locations symbolize the nuclear age, remind visitors of the vast destruction and indiscriminate death caused by nuclear weapons, and signify a commitment to peace.The Nagasaki museum was completed in April 1996, replacing the deteriorating International Culture Hall. The museum covers the history of the event as a story, focusing on the attack and the history leading up to it. It also covers the history of nuclear weapons development. The museum displays photographs, relics, and documents related to the bombing.

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Opening hours

Sep - Apr: daily: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
May - Aug: 8.30 am - 6:30 pm

Last admission 30 min before closing.

Dec 29 - 31: closed


Adults: 200 JPY
Students and schoolchildren: 100 JPY
Preschool children: Free

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +81 95 844 1231

Address 7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, 852-8117, Japan

Coordinates 32°46'21.435" N 129°51'51.747" E

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