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Oka Masaharu Memorial Nagasaki Peace Museum

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Address: 9-4 Nishizakamachi, Nagasaki 850-0051, Nagasaki Prefecture
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This museum is about Japan's war crimes. It consists of newspaper clippings and photos with very few artifacts. There is limited information in English. I wouldn't bring children... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2015
282jellybean25
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Tarui-cho, Japan
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Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

This museum is about Japan's war crimes. It consists of newspaper clippings and photos with very few artifacts. There is limited information in English. I wouldn't bring children here as pictures are graphic. The museum does tell the other side of history which is good for giving perspective on the war.

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

I visited three times there. This place shows Japanese military during WW2 period. Nowadays, most of Japanese people do not know well about modern histroical issue, due to they did not educated that they have got many criminal things to neighboring states. Some of pictures are really disgusting. (The explanation are also attached each pictures for Japanese, English, Korean and... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2010

Oka Masaharu was a minister who devoted his life to getting the Japanese to acknowledge their war crimes during World War 2. His museum is unique and moving - filled with photographs and maps and charts recognizing the Korean and Chinese victims of World War 2 Japan. It's a small museum. The staff spoke some English. Most of the exhibits... More 

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