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Memorial at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Park

The symbol of a national tragedy and now preserved as a peace memorial, dedicated to promoting peace and looking to a brighter future.

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Yamato Museum Kure Hiroshima

The Yamato Museum in Kure, Hiroshima is dedicated to the Yamoto battleship, the largest of its type when launched in 1940.

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Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum is quite a large art museum located adjacent to the Shukkeien Garden with displays of Japanese and Western art.


The Hirayama Ikuo Museum

In the Seto Inland Sea, the small island of Ikuchijima was the birthplace of one of Japan's most famous contemporary painters, Ikuo Hirayama (1930-2009).

Musée préfectoral d'art Hiroshima

The Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art

In the heart of Hiroshima, the prefectural museum of art offers fine collections, including works by renowned European artists.

Le Monument de la Paix des Enfants est entouré de milliers d'origami en forme de grue, symbole de la paix

The Children's Peace Monument

The Children's Peace Monument in Hiroshima pays tribute to Sadako Sasaki, a young girl who died as a result of the atomic bombing, and to all the children who perished in the tragedy.

Hiroshima Museums

Hiroshima museums: see a listing of museums and galleries in Hiroshima city and Hiroshima Prefecture including the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

Kubota Residence Hagi

The Kubota Residence in Hagi, Yamaguchi is a well preserved Edo period house and gardens of a prosperous family of kimono makers.

Nagato Museum of Shipbuilding History

Read a guide to the Nagato Museum of Shipbuilding History and the Kurahashi Historical Folk Custom Museum on Kurahashi Island, Hiroshima.

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Museum of Naval History Etajima

The Museum of Naval History is located on Etajima Island in Hiroshima Prefecture and is set among historic buildings on the campus of the First Service School of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense For

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Hiroshima City Transportation Museum

The Hiroshima City Transportation Museum aka Numaji Transportation Museum in Hiroshima is a fun trip out for parents and their children to ride the Crazy Bikes and see a huge panorama of a futurist

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JMSDF Kure Museum

The JMSDF Kure Museum in Kure, Hiroshima charts the minesweeping activities of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force and includes a visit to the interior of a decommissioned Japanese submarine,

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Mazda Museum Hiroshima

The Mazda Museum in Hiroshima offers a free 90-minute tour of the museum and mazda production line including vintage Mazda cars.

Children's Museum of Hiroshima

Children's Museum

Happiness and carefree laughter in Hiroshima...take your children to learn and laugh at the Children's Museum.  

Museum Hiroshima Peace

Peace Memorial Museum

How to face the inhumanity? How to accept the horror and overcome the past?  Like a migraine, these eternal questions remain.  Why?

Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art

Breathing legacy, peace, and the celebration of the present. The golden rule of Hiroshima? Maybe. But it sure is at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Hiroshima Museum of Art

Museum of Art

With mostly modern paintings, this art museum in Hiroshima displays the works of renowned artists, international and Japanese.

Village Glass

The glass village

Forget the dark and smelly workshops of master glassmakers! Here, the molten sand takes shape in a Disney-worthy setting.



In medieval Japan, each province was ruled by a feudal lord, or daimyo. At the end of the sixteenth century, these leaders were seized by madness and many of them built magnificent castles.

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Kikuya Residence Hagi

Kikuya Residence Hagi: read a guide to the historic Edo Period samurai house and garden, Kikuya Residence, in Hagi, Yamaguchi, Japan.

Yamato Museum, Kure, Hiroshima.

Yamato Museum Kure Hiroshima

Yamato Museum Kure Hiroshima: the centerpiece of the museum is a 1:10 scale model of Japan's Yamato battleship, the largest battleship when built in 1940.