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Memorial Museum for Soldiers, Detainees in Siberia, and Postwar Repatriates

2-6-1 Nishishinjuku | Shinjuku Sumitomo Bldg. 48F, Shinjuku 163-0248, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5323-8709
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Very little for tourists/those who don't read japamese

This free exhibit was quite difficult for us to find as there was zero signage in English. It is... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
Lauren C
via mobile
Interesting, but whitewashes Japan in WWII

There are a variety of exhibits describing the experience of Japanese soldiers in WWII. There was... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
gaijinexpat
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Mar 25, 2017
“Very little for tourists/those who don't read japamese”
Mar 9, 2017
“Interesting, but whitewashes Japan in WWII”
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2-6-1 Nishishinjuku | Shinjuku Sumitomo Bldg. 48F, Shinjuku 163-0248, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This free exhibit was quite difficult for us to find as there was zero signage in English. It is located in a high rise building on the 48th floor with a big sign saying information. We were ushered in with an English pamphlet, which was...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

There are a variety of exhibits describing the experience of Japanese soldiers in WWII. There was no balance however: Japan = victimized; Allies = persecutors.

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

A very moving account of the Hiroshima Nuclear Bomb and its devastating effects on the lives of the people. We used the audio guide which was very informative. It would be easy to navigate this memorial without the head phones ( English information printed) but...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

We visited Hiroshima for the day and couldn't miss this. We got the English language commentary and that was really worth it. Some of the photos and objects are harrowing but it is done in a thoughtful and fact based way. This is a must...More

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