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Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture

1-1-1 Tateyama, Nagasaki 850-0007, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-818-8366
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Interesting find

A very good museum, although English information is a bit scarce. While the permanent collection is... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Paris, France
Quite informative

Trying to understand the history of Nagasaki, this museum is quite informative. There are English... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
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1-1-1 Tateyama, Nagasaki 850-0007, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-818-8366

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

A very good museum, although English information is a bit scarce. While the permanent collection is quite interesting, the highlight of my visit was a short theatre representation of an Edo period trial. It was performed in Japanese, but I was given an English synopsis...More

1  Thank B0ghi
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Trying to understand the history of Nagasaki, this museum is quite informative. There are English audio guides, although it was a bit annoying that not all exhibits had a number corresponding to the guide, and confusing that there were numbers on the guide not used...More

Thank Guitaravaganza
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We went to this museum as part of a tour of Nagasaki. It is a medium sized museum with a good collection of artifacts from ancient to modern times that are tastefully displayed. It also outlines the evolution of Japanese history and its interaction with...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Because of this museum, and the Glover Residence, I was able to find out that Nagasaki was once Japan's forerunner in Sciences, Medicine, and Technology. Pay special attention to the infusion of western influences through trading in Dejima, a man-made island where foreigners could do...More

Thank GalaMundo
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is the local agency of the central government in the Edo Period - Nagasaki Magistrate's Office.

Thank Viviane K
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Great images and historical artifacts, covering a period that includes Japanese introversion. Very peaceful and relaxing

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 1 January 2016

A good display of history of Nagasaki. Well presented like all Japanese products, merticulously assembled. A worthwhile visit for those who want to learn about the city.

Thank Lyefei
Reviewed 9 December 2015

I liked to get to know more about Nagasaki/ Japan's history, but it was more difficult to understand as all was in Japanese and I was given only description handout and wasnt so easy to follow, but information was good. Liked the part of local...More

Thank Eliinaa
Reviewed 29 October 2015

As the only port town permitted to trade internationally in xenophobic Edo Shogun time, Nagasaki certainly has a colourful history. The museum is full of interesting exhibits displaying barter traded items such as ivory, tiger skin, sugar and many more. Something unique about this museum...More

1  Thank kayo F
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Good exhibition on the history of Nagasaki. Particularly enjoyed the Lego temporary exhibit Piece of Peace.

Thank David K
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