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I went here on a rainy day and I'm very glad I did. The museum is modern, welcoming and the exhibits are well-displayed. You probably know Nagasaki has been influenced by various cultures and the museum shows how that came to be over a more...More
I liked the mixture of a typical museum and a the add ons of a "living heritage" wing. Not to mention the live show. The exhibition really places the main points of the city in context, and I recommend a visit here before Dejima. If...More
An excellent museum that gives a very good insight into Nagasaki’s early contact with the outside world, in particular the Chinese, Koreans, Portuguese and Dutch. It also explains how at this time, due to strict policies limiting contact with the outside world, Nagasaki become Japan’s...More
When you come to Nagasaki you will be drawn to the Atomic bomb museum and Dejima area. The problem is with this approach it is so difficult to put this history into context.
If you start here and ask for the free audio guide you...More
To start with, it's a beautiful building: modern with many references to ancient Japanese architecture. The collection is quite interesting referring to Nagasaki's past as an important trading port. During our visit a short play was performed based on an old court case. Great fun...More
This is a mid-sized museum on local arts and history. Nagasaki is one of the first ports open to foreign trade and western culture. The history of Nagasaki is a history of Japan modernisation. The museum contains many interesting and informative artefacts and displays focusing...More
It looks like a 'village museum' at first site. Interactive, crafts, shows, educative. Mainly related to trade and cultural foreign exchange, local art, old documents. A pleasant visit, especially if you are in the area.
A lot of people feel they have to rate all the ATOMIC MUSEUMS as the number one attraction, but not I .. ..
By a far margin, the NAGASAKI MUSEUM OF HISTORY & CULTURE is best CITY CULTURAL MUSEUM I've ever been to and the...More
Was there to see Tanaka Tetsuya's "Miniature life" temporary exhibition (FYI, this fantastic exhibition ends on 6th May 2018) but ended up seeing the rest of the museum anddddd both are super worth it! Staff were extremely helpful and friendly, and even offered me a...More