Peace Museum website

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Kyodo notes that the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum marked its 50th anniversary Wednesday, having shown since its launch Aug 24, 1955, the realities of the devastation of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of the city. The museum, designed by renowned Japanese architect Kenzo Tange, stores about 19,000 atomic-bomb artifacts and materials and has attracted more than 52 million visitors from all over Japan as well as from abroad.

Do have a look at their website, and if possible, visit Hiroshima.


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